Interactive Digital Media | Webster University

Interactive Digital Media


Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

Please see the Temporary Adjustments to Policy on Grading for Undergraduate Courses for Spring 2020

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18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Communications/Electronic and Photographic Media Department. It is available at the St. Louis home campus and at the Gateway campus.

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

Students learn critical skills and develop content for an interactive and digital media context. The acquisition of skills in content development and technical applications is important for students majoring in any field who want to share their ideas with others. The certificate in interactive digital media is only available to students who are not majoring in interactive digital media.

Minor may be taken in lieu of the certificate program. Students may choose to receive the minor or certificate but not both.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Author and critique messages across all areas of mediated communications.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in interactive media skills.
  • Apply interactive techniques and theories in producing a portfolio of work.

Required Courses

  • INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Digital Media (3 hours)
  • INTM 2200 Visual Design for Interactive Media (3 hours)
    or INTM 2350 Digital Production Tools (3 hours)
  • INTM 3050 Information Architecture (3 hours)
  • INTM 3100 Introduction to Web Development (3 hours)
  • INTM 3200 Interface Design (3 hours)
  • INTM 3300 Animation Techniques and Practices for Interactive Media (3 hours)
    or INTM 2000 Strategic Writing for Interactive Media (3 hours)