Academic Catalog

Information Technology, Interactive Multimedia, Associate in Applied Science (IMM)

Effective: Fall 2016

The Interactive Multimedia specialization prepares students for the design and development of multimedia programs and websites that combine a variety of audiovisual elements including text, graphics, audio, animation and video. The Interactive Multimedia specialization emphasizes the more popular multimedia development tools and programming languages used in industry today.

The Associate in Applied Sciences in the Information Technology (IT) Career Degrees at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical. Students are offered a choice of specializations: Computer Programming, Game Development, Help Desk/Technical Support, Interactive Multimedia, Network Engineering, Mobile Computing and Web Development. Students have the benefit of classroom or online instruction, dedicated laboratory facilities and participation in co-curricular activities. Students in the IT Career Degrees are required to take program courses and related electives in their specialization as well as four IT core courses. In addition, students are required to take general education courses.

  • Utilize essential steps of the multimedia design and development process including but not limited to needs assessment, target audience profile, media selection, storyboarding, materials development and evaluation.
  • Determine the appropriate hardware, software and equipment specifications for multimedia programs or websites.
  • Use industry standard applications to create text, graphics, audio, animation and/or video for multimedia programs or websites.
  • Use scripting, programming and markup languages required for multimedia programs or websites.
  • Create multimedia programs or websites that illustrate appropriate use of text, color, sound, video and/or interactivity.
  • Examine requisite skills and careers related to multimedia and web development.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
CS 100 Introduction to Information Technology 3
IMM 200 UX Design 3
CS 101 Introduction to Computer Science 3
ENG 100 English Composition I 3
Select one of the following: 3-4
Modern College Mathematics  
Introduction to Probability and Statistics  
Business Precalculus  
College Algebra  
Calculus I  
Second Semester
ENG 112 English Composition II: Writing About Literature 3
IMM 110 Multimedia Graphics & Design 3
NET 110 Network Communications 3
CS 110
Introduction to C++
or Introduction to Java Programming
Mathematics Elective 3-4
Third Semester
IMM 120 Web Page Design and Development 3
IMM 201 Audio and Video for Multimedia 3
CS 210
Object Oriented C++
or Intermediate Java Programming
Any transferable Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) and Global Understanding (GU) designated course 3
Any transferable Oral Communication (OC) designated course 3
Fourth Semester
CS 241 Mobile Web Development 3
CS 250 Digital Portfolio Development 3
CS Course 3
Any transferable Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated science course 4
Humanities Elective 3
 Total Hours61-63


Diversity and Social Justice and Global Understanding designated courses.

Oral Communication designated courses.

Scientific Inquiry designated courses.

Humanities Elective - Career Program

This list does not indicate College Academic Learning Goal designation.  Refer to your program curriculum for more information.

For career programs:

Courses listed under subject areas:
ARB 101Elementary Arabic I (or above)3
ART 100Art and Child Development (or above)3
COMM 100Interpersonal Communication (or above)3
DRA 100Introduction to Theatre (or above)3
ENG 112English Composition II: Writing About Literature (or above)3
FRE 101Elementary French I (or above)3
GER 101Elementary German I (or above)3
HUM 100Introduction to Visual Arts (or above)3
ITA 101Elementary Italian I (or above)3
MUS 101Fundamentals of Music (or above)3
PHI 100Introduction to Philosophy (or above)3
SPA 101Elementary Spanish I (or above)3

Mathematics Elective:

Select from one of the following sequences:
MAT 120
MAT 121
Modern College Mathematics
and Introduction to Probability and Statistics
MAT 135
MAT 136
Business Precalculus
and Business Calculus
MAT 151
MAT 152
College Algebra
and Precalculus
MAT 160
MAT 161
Calculus I
and Calculus II

Recommended CS courses:

Students are required to complete one (1) Program elective from CS. Recommended CS courses include the following options:

CS 214jQuery/JavaScript3
CS 222Visual Basic Programming4