Integrated Multimedia

The Integrated Multimedia degree prepares students to work and produce in the online, mass media, information and entertainment industries. The major focuses on developing multiple media literacy competencies, analytic abilities and narrative skills. In this program, students develop mixed media portfolios and capstone projects. The applied audio-visual, graphical and online skills that students learn are informed by a foundation in communication and critical analysis, and an emphasis on visual and narrative design. Students are introduced to a comprehensive range of digital imaging and web design software and techniques, as well as audio-visual production and digital nonlinear editing. Curricula is designed so that students create personalized and professional portfolio assets from their first semester of engagement. Specialized courses in motion graphics, mobile design, industry internship, and writing for emerging media allow students to tailor their experience to relevant goals and aspirations.

The production work students do for class often takes them into the Hawaii’i community where they engage in creative narrative productions, documentaries, professional web design, illustration, photography, television and radio production, competitive art and other activities.  Students are required to write, design and publish with laptops, mobile and pad devices, as well as the old fashioned way, with pen, paper, journals, and other collaborative media.  

In the Integrated Multimedia Program an Internship Practicum is required and facilitated by the department.  Students can choose a company in the community to work with.  Some typical internships include students working at:  Clear Channel Communication, Time-Warner Cable, KHON-TV, KHNL-TV, KITV-TV, Thinktech Hawaii, and a range of production companies and advertising and PR agencies.

The major in Integrated Multimedia will enable students to:

  • Acquire the technical and creative multimedia skills to produce and deploy effective graphical and audio-visual artifacts and online content.

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively to targeted and mass audiences through media creation and interaction.

  • Gain skills in creating and distributing multimedia content via online and emerging technologies.

  • Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of the technological development and history of modern electronic media systems.

  • Develop an understanding of the local and global influence of electronic media and the ethical and legal responsibilities of media practitioners.

  • Application

  • Transcripts

  • Personal Statement

  • $50 Application Fee

  • SAT I or ACT Scores (freshman only)

  • Letter of recommendation

  • Resume

(Revised January 31, 2018.  Disclaimer: Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment.)

FALL 2018, 2020 SPRING 2019, 2021

CORE:
MULT 1050- Point, Shoot, Edit
MULT 1100 - Foundations of Multimedia Production (2)
MULT 2000 - Introduction to Cinema Studies
MULT 2460 - Graphic Design Studio
MULT 2465 - Motion Picture Production

ELECTIVES:
MULT 3475 - Web Interface and Design
MULT 3510 - Non-Linear Audio-Visual Editing
MULT 3600 - Creative Narrative Production
MULT 3700 - Radio and Audio Production
MULT 3750 - Motion Graphics and Compositing

CORE:
MULT 1050- Point, Shoot, Edit
MULT 1100 - Foundations of Multimedia Production (2)
MULT 2000 - Introduction to Cinema Studies
MULT 2460 - Graphic Design Studio
MULT 2465 - Motion Picture Production

ELECTIVES:
MULT 3500 - Cinematography Workshop
MULT 3675 - Advanced Web Design
MULT 3910 - Selected Topics in Multimedia
MULT 4590 - Feature Film Screen Writing (cross-listed with COM 6590)

CAPSTONE:
MULT 4900 - Seminar in Multimedia

FALL 2019, 2021 SPRING 2020, 2022

CORE:
MULT 1050- Point, Shoot, Edit
MULT 1100 - Foundations of Multimedia Production (2)
MULT 2000 - Introduction to Cinema Studies
MULT 2460 - Graphic Design Studio
MULT 2465 - Motion Picture Production

ELECTIVES:
MULT 3400 - Design Systems and Portfolio
MULT 3475 - Web Interface and Design

MULT 3510 - Non-Linear Audio-Visual Editing
MULT 3600 - Creative Narrative Production
MULT 3750 - Motion Graphics and Compositing

CORE:
MULT 1050- Point, Shoot, Edit
MULT 1100 - Foundations of Multimedia Production (2)
MULT 2000 - Introduction to Cinema Studies
MULT 2460 - Graphic Design Studio
MULT 2465 - Motion Picture Production

ELECTIVES:
MULT 3500 - Cinematography Workshop
MULT 3675 - Advanced Web Design
MULT 3910 - Selected Topics in Multimedia
MULT 4590 - Feature Film Screen Writing (cross-listed with COM 6590)

CAPSTONE:
MULT 4900 - Seminar in Multimedia

The Department of Communication offers many clubs to students within specific fields.

  • Akamai Advertising

  • Debate Society

  • Lambda Phi Eta

  • Polyglot Toastmasters

  • PRSSA

Recent Integrated Multimedia graduates enjoy rewarding careers at companies around the world, including:

  • City Bank
  • Fox News
  • ESPN Sports
  • Oceanic Time-Warner
  • Clear Channel Communications
  • Cox Radio
  • IBM
  • Motorola
  • Oceanic Cable
  • Outrigger Hotels and Resorts
  • Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
  • Starr Seigle Advertising
  • Stryker Weiner and Yokota Public Relations
  • Time Warner
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy
  • Verizon

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