Interaction Design AS Degree

The College offers an Associate of Science Degree in Interaction Design, as well as courses leading to transfer. Course work in this pathway lays the foundation for student-success as the first step toward successful entry into the labor market. Interaction Design curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in web design and development, creative coding, front-end web, and mobile application design, interaction design, or UX (User Experience) design. Interaction design students apply industry-standard user experience strategies to the development of effective information architecture, intuitive user interfaces, and compelling interactive content. Utilizing research, experience mapping, wire-framing, usability testing, and other strategies, students use empathy to develop strong digital products. Students utilize visual communication and technology to create interactive experiences on a wide variety of digital platforms. The diverse body of work is refined into a strategic professional portfolio aimed at accomplishing each student’s educational and employment goals.

Course Code Title Units
DDP 100Introduction to Digital Art & Media3
DDP 101Digital Imaging3
DDP 116Social Media Design3
DDP 150Web Design & Development3
DDP 151User Experience Design3
DDP 195Business Practices and Portfolio Preparation for Creatives3
CIS 023AIntroduction to Amazon Web Services2
CIS 082CFront End Web Development3
CIS 085CDynamic Website Design3
CIS 087Introduction to Programming Using Python3
Choose 12 units from the following electives:
Elective Courses
DDP 095ADigital Design & Production Work Experience1-8
DDP 110Graphic Design3
DDP 111Advertising Design3
DDP 112Digital Typography3
DDP 131Digital Photography3
DDP 132Commercial Photography3
ART 003ABasic Design & Color3
Kinesesiology Activities2
COD General Education Pattern18