Bachelor's Degree
Computer Requirements
Multimedia Majors will be required to have Macintosh laptop computers with Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, and Virtual PC with DWU’s standard PC programs installed. The programs listed above are reasonably priced as Education Versions and are the same programs as the normal professional versions. Graduates will find these programs invaluable no matter where they begin their careers and will be able to upgrade, at a reasonable price, to the new, full professional versions.

MultiMedia Major
Dakota Wesleyan University MultiMedia graduates will be prepared for a variety of professional and allied positions in the media, broadcasting, video production and post-production, computer graphics, publishing, education and business. They will know how to produce graphics using programs like Adobe’s® Illustrator and Photoshop. They will know how to develop and produce interactive CDs using programs like Macromedia’s® Director. They will know how to concept, script, shoot and edit video productions using the popular Apple® Final Cut Pro and Adobe’s® After Effects. These skills will make them valuable employees in many Media businesses but also in other types of businesses and education.

ART 101 Introduction to Basic Design

3

ART 205 Photography I

3

CAT 105 Elementary Computer Applications

3

CAT 202 Computer Graphics

3

CAT 206 Word Processing and Presentations

1

CAT 207 Spreadsheet Concepts and Design

1

CAT 208 Database Management

1

CAT 247 Internet Concepts and Web Page Design

3

CAT 342 Motion Graphics with FLASH

3

CAT 345 Desktop Publishing

3

CAT 347 Multimedia/Video

3

CAT 447 Multimedia II

3

CAT 448 Authoring with Macromedia Director

3

CAT 449 Advanced Digital Video Production

3

CAT 450 Practicum

1-3

CAT 470 MultiMedia Capstone

3

Elective (upper level)
3
Total

43-45

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Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
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The Chronicle of Higher Education named Dakota Wesleyan University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For®” for 2014-2015. DWU won honors in three categories: facilities, workspace and security, and supervisor/department chair relationship.
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800-333-8506
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