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The Multimedia Major/Minor is an exciting new addition to UW-Whitewater's academic programs. The Multimedia program provides students with the appropriate theoretic, aesthetic and technical skills necessary for their success as multimedia creators and developers. Today, multimedia developers are highly in demand in fields of advertising, public relations, publishing, electronic media, training and development and marketing. Resources available at UW-Whitewater include a wide array of multimedia software and hardware. Students in Multimedia develop skills in using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Premiere, and other industry-standard multimedia applications. Students learn to apply their knowledge and skills to the development of web sites, digital video production, multimedia CD and DVD production, and many other genres.
Students in this emphasis are trained in the constantly evolving field of integrated interactive media development. Students lean how to take content from all forms of traditional media (non-fiction, news and creative writing, photography, illustration, 3D modeling, video, audio and games) and transform it into a variety of interactive forms. Learning opportunities include designing, building and testing websites, Flash driven applications, CD ROMS, Game levels on PCs, consoles and handheld devices, and applications on emerging platforms. Career options for students graduating with this degree include: Web designer, Flash designer, Interactive journalism, Exhibit developers for museums and conventions, Fame/level designers/developers, Instructional Systems development, Usability testing for all interactive media, Interactive storytelling/hyperfiction, Interactive advertising, Human/Computer interaction, and Sound design for interactive media.