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COURSE: WEB/DES 4600 Senior Project
CREDIT: 3 credit hours - Spring Semester 2015
DAYS/TIME: Tuesday/Thursday 2:30-3:45p.m. and Individual Meeting Times (during office hours)
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Pedersen
OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment
PHONE: 652.7977
SCHOOL YEAR: 2014-2015

Materials for this course are based on individual project needs.

There is no required text for this course. However, one requirement of this course is to research and present specific text, reference, and reading materials that are related to your senior project.

For advanced CIT and Web and DES students with interest in creating professional commercial-grade projects. Emphasis is on applying skills learned in the CIT program to commercial projects in the workplace. Students will have opportunity to design or contribute to various private sector (contingent on availability) projects as well as campus Internet, print, and multimedia projects. Many high-end commercial art applications, programming projects, techniques, and technologies will be practiced. Portfolio development will be emphasized. Course is an individual workshop format with one-on-one meetings with the instructor(s) to review project progress. Upon completion, students will have real-world experience and a higher expectation of their own creative talents. Prerequisites: VT 3000 and VT 3100


The Senior project is designed to help the student work through a major project from start to finish. It includes project specification, project planning, project research and learning, reporting project progress, and developing and working on the project.


At the completion of this course, the student will be able to understand, discuss, demonstrate and/or explain the following:

Your grade will be based on the percent of the total points which you have earned. Your grade will be composed of the following elements.

Project Plan50 points
Project Research and Readings25 points
Midterm Review of Progress - Presentation50 points
Final Project Presentation 100 points
Final Project Report25 points
Total 250 points

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Grades will be issued on a percentage of total points possible as follows:
94-100% = A
90-93% = A-
87-89% = B+
84-86% = B
80-83% = B-
77-79% = C+
74-76% = C
70-73% = C-
67-69% = D+
64-66% = D
60-63% = D-
Below 59% = F

Special Needs

Students with medical, psychological, learning or other disabilities desiring reasonable academic adjustment, accommodations, or auxiliary aids to be successful in this class will need to contact the DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER Coordinator (Baako Wahabu) for eligibility determination. Proper documentation of impairment is required in order to receive services or accommodations. DRC is located at the ground floor of the Financial Aid Office. Visit or call 652-7516 to schedule appointment to discuss the process. The DRC Coordinator determines eligibility for and authorizes the provision of services.

Last Updated 01/7/2015

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