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Catalog 2015-16 
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Interactive Media Certificate

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Program Coordinators:

Art Concentration:

CCBC Westside (Catonsville and Owings Mills)
Douglas McNamara
CCBC Catonsville
443-840-4423 or 

CCBC Catonsville
Deborah Ciccarelli
Catonsville Campus
443-840-4181 or

CCBC Eastside (Essex and Dundalk)
Sharon Trumbull
CCBC Essex
443-840-1767 or

CCBC Essex
Jessica Walton
Essex Campus
443-840-1567 or

Photography Concentration:

Hal Rummel
CCBC Catonsville
443-840-4598 or

Interior Design Concentration:

Laura Kimball
CCBC Catonsville/Dundalk/Essex
443-840-4954 or

Art Education Concentration:

Paul Glasgow
CCBC Catonsville
443-840-4425 or



Program Requirements and Electives - 21 Credits

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 21*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.

NOTE: Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college are advised to check the transferability of all their electives before registering. This can be done online through the ARTSYS Web site at

Program Description

The Interactive Media Certificate prepares students to design and develop computer-based media for communications purposes. Through hands-on projects, students gain a solid foundation in the use of interaction, multimedia scripting, hardware and software for media development, and team-oriented project authoring.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

1. create cross-platform interactive media products incorporating text, graphics, animation, video, scripted interaction, and sound;
2. apply team concepts to the development of interactive media;
3. design and use storyboards for the layout and implementation of interactive media projects;
4. create and integrate interactive multimedia assets into screen-based applications;
5. develop graphical user interface components; and
6. apply ethical practices concerning copyright, usability, and accessibility to the development of interactive media products.

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