Interactive Media Design - Web Learn to build great user experiences for a variety of applications. A unique blend of design and programming training.

General information

Program code
IMDW
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Co-op
Yes
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 Barrie

Program description

Students are instructed in the use of current Web and Internet technologies to create innovative, interactive products for a variety of users, platforms, and devices. They are taught to plan, design, and develop engaging and intuitive user interfaces. Courses cover the use of current technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, the Document Object Model (DOM), Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), and a variety of popular scripting frameworks. With a focus on user-centred design, students apply human-computer interaction principles, standards-based technologies, and web application best practices to create an accessible, usable, and captivating user experience.

Additional program specific fee information for Interactive Media Design - Web

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Art and Design Fundamentals and General Arts and Science*
  • Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications
  • Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Pathways

View the Interactive Media Design - Web articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • COMP1002 Web and Internet Fundamentals
  • COMP1006 Introduction to Web Programming
  • COMP1030 Programming Fundamentals using Java
  • COMP1051 Design Principles
  • COMP1053 Information Architecture
  • COMP1054 Web User Interface Design
  • COMP1072 Bitmap and Vector Graphics
  • COMP1073 Client-Side Scripting
  • COMP1074 Web Usability and Accessibility
  • COMP2003 Relational Database
  • COMP2081 Advanced Web User Interface Design
  • COMP2083 Web Project Studio
  • COMP2084 Server-Side Scripting
  • COMP2105 Motion Graphics for Interaction
  • COMP2106 Advanced Server-Side Scripting
  • COMP2107 Social Media, Search and Analytics
  • COMP2112 Advanced Client-Side Scripting
  • COMP3027 User Experience and Interaction Design
  • MGMT2008 Project Management for Information Technology

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

Optional Course

To be selected from College list

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Term

  • COOP1026 Interactive Web Design and Development Work Term