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Maryland CTE Program of Study

Interactive Media Production

The Interactive Media Production program includes a strong foundation in arts and communication with particular emphasis on graphic and media communications, interactive technologies, and project development. Students complete two foundation courses in Arts, Media and Communication and Interactive Media Production before selecting one of two options for advanced study - Interactive Media Production or Simulation and Gaming.
In Interactive Media Production, students gain experience in Internet technology and website development, computer graphics, digital media production and project management. In Simulation and Gaming, students advance their understanding and skill level in computer game design and interactive programming. All students develop a portfolio of their work and may earn certification in Adobe Creative Suite or web design. Graduates may also earn articulated college credit.

CTE Course Sequence

Principals of Arts, Media and Communication

This course provides students an understanding of all aspects of the Arts, Media and Communication industry. Students will examine the opportunities and requirements of the major career pathways in this industry including: Communication and Broadcast Technologies, Multimedia Production, Graphic Design and Print Communication.

Interactive Multimedia Production

This course further develops student mastery of media design and the interactive media production process. Students will advance their knowledge and skills in media design and production through project planning and product development. Students will demonstrate the use of multiple tools and modalities in the production process.

Advanced Interactive Multimedia Production

Students will advance their knowledge and skills in multimedia design and production through project planning and product development. Students will demonstrate the use of multiple tools and modalities in the production process.

Advanced Simulation and Gaming

This course will focus on interactive media design, simulation and gaming. Students will advance their knowledge and skills through the design and development of simulation/gaming products.

Additional Program Advantages

Program Affiliate

University of Baltimore School of Information Arts and Technology

UB- IMP

Student Organization

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA

Technical Skill Assessment

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)

Adobe

Technical Skill Assessment

Webmaster/Web Developer (Apprentice)
Webmaster/Web Developer (Associate)

Web Development