• Program: Interactive Design Video Production
  • Degree: Associate in Applied Science Degree
  • Credits: Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 64
  • Academic Planning Guide:


The Interactive Designer is responsible for the creative production of computer generated artwork and presentation materials. The designer must be able to use good written, verbal and visual communication skills, both with clients and other team members. Some jobs will require independent work and others will be part of a team effort. This production work may include CD ROMs, interactive programs, web graphics, ad design, 2D and 3D animations, video graphics and print materials.

Career Opportunities

Interactive Designers with good artistic design skills are in high demand by media producers, film and animation companies, production houses, government agencies, printing houses, ad agencies, educational institutions and businesses who are engaged in local and global communications with outside customers or company employees.

Award Outcomes:

  • Produce media solutions for clients.
  • Analyze end-user needs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with industry-standard media production hardware and software.
  • Demonstrate production workflows.
  • Develop creative solutions with visual and audio techniques.
  • Understand roles and function as a part of a production team.
  • Develop positive and accurate written communications.
  • Apply legal and ethical principles to personal, social, and professional behaviors.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 49 Credits
General Education Requirements 15 Credits
  • COMM2130 Public Speaking 3
  • Choose six Credits from MnTC Goal Area 2 6
  • Choose three Credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3-10 3
  • Choose one of the following:
  • ENGL2121 Writing and Research 4
  • ENGL2125 Technical Writing 3
  • ENGL2130 Introduction to Creative Writing 3

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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