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New Media Design

​​Program Description

The New Media Design program exposes students to the New Media industry. Students are provided with a solid foundation for careers as Junior Web/Media Designers and Developers. This program builds a strong base for students wishing to pursue further post-secondary education in related fields including computer science, business information technology, digital media design and computer graphics at university or college.

Prerequisites and Beneficial Skills

  • High school students have completed Grade 10.
  • Post-secondary students have completed Grade 12. Applicants not meeting the entrance requirements may be accepted as mature students. Skills assessment may be required.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows operating system.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Creative and artistic aptitude.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Work Practicum

The Web Project course provides students with the opportunity to work with real clients over a period of four months. Students will design and develop a website based on the client’s requirements. Students will not be required to work off-site. Occasionally, students may be required to meet clients at their place of business.

Certification

ATC will award certificates to students who successfully complete all eight courses while maintaining an overall average of 60%.

Articulation Agreements with Red River College (RRC)

The New Media Design program maintains an articulation agreement with two RRC programs: Business Information Technology and Digital Media Design. ATC students who obtain a grade of 70% or higher in each of the following courses may be eligible for advanced credit standing in the corresponding courses at RRC.

Overview and fees

Application Fee:$20 (n/a for high school students)
Tuition: NO COST (high school students)
$1900 per semester, $3800 full program
Student Fee:$25 per semester
Textbook Fee:$100 (refundable)
Additional Costs:Students must have a USB flash drive.

Tuition is currently under review and will be assessed at time of registration.

Program Advantages

  • Web programming languages & technologies (JavaScript, Flash, ActionScript, HTML, CSS, PHP and SQL)
  • Developing and managing a website project for a business client (work practicum at ATC)
  • Effective business marketing through social media and SEO
  • Communication & employability skills
  • Online portfolio development
  • Preparation for related fields at college and university
  • Articulation with Red River College


 
 
 
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