After studying at the undergraduate level for two years or taking an equivalent number of units, you may be awarded an associate degree. It is often available in many different disciplines under both the humanities and the sciences divisions.
What is an associate degree in media technology? A media technology degree will typically be similar to a degree in multimedia studies with an emphasis on the production aspect of the discipline. It may cover areas such as digital design, web design, gaming, video production and digital animation. Among the courses included can be computer graphics, 3-D modeling, digital painting, web design and digital filmmaking. The goal of this course of study is usually to give students the skill they need to effectively communicate ideas and concepts through the hands-on creation of multimedia.
Media technology is often a useful degree as so many companies communicate through digital multimedia. In addition, it may be especially helpful for communicating one’s own message, whether in applying for jobs or for pitching one’s own company.
As with all degrees, the cost for this one can vary depending on the higher institution you choose and where it happens to be located. You can often reduce your costs by considering an online course of study.
There are usually many positions that a professional in media technology may be hired for, including web production, digital videographer, digital editor, web developer, interactive media specialist, game developer, digital audio technician and post-production specialist. Companies that hire for these types of positions include advertising agencies, commercial houses, video production companies, gaming companies, animation producers and consulting companies. In addition, other companies hire this type of skill on a freelance basis.
Studying media technology offers some very versatile skills that may be used in many pursuits. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Multimedia Art and Technology - Canada & CSM
Below, you can find the courses you need to take to complete your degree or certificate program.
Multimedia Art and Technology - Cañada
Minimum Credits Required: 24
CORE REQUIREMENTS: 18 UNITS
Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 Credits in MART 314
Web Design I 3 Credits in MART 368
Digital Illustration 3 Credits in MART 372
Digital Imaging I 3 Credits in MART 376
Digital Animation I: Flash 3 Credits in MART 379
Multimedia Careers 1.5 Credits in MART 389
Portfolio Creation 1.5 Credits in MART 390
SELECTIVE REQUIREMENTS: 6 UNITS