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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Uncommon Individual Foundation (UIF) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Multimedia


50 hours. 


June 2019 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: utilize creative habits while approaching commercial art with the client’s needs in mind; identify, describe, and apply the major skills and tools relevant to the multimedia development process including; planning, scripting, storyboarding, production and evaluation; and capture, create and edit photos and videos while learning and applying theories and aesthetic principles of visual design to the presentation of digital information.


This course explores several of the visual and written aspects of multimedia, including hands-on projects that utilize both creativity and the design process required to organize and produce a multimedia presentation and tell a story.  Instruction focuses on discussion and a capstone style project to foster learning. Students learn multimedia concepts using the Adobe Creative Suite and other widely available multimedia software. Sessions are taught in-person/virtually by UIF instructors and industry professionals with expert level multimedia experience.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Media Arts, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, or Broadcasting Media (1/23).