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John Bone

Multimedia Technology

Are you a naturally creative person? If you enjoy capturing a moment through photography or documenting a full event in media, Allegany College of Maryland's Multimedia Technology program can help you harness your creativity and develop your portfolio. Through our program, you'll gain the creative, traditional, digital, and multimedia skills you'll need for job entry or transfer to a four-year college.

Overview

Student using video equipmentOur Multimedia Technology program teaches you how to transform your ideas into a production sequence. Whether you're directing your own television production or designing a brochure, this type of skill is invaluable.

Our Multimedia Technology program offers a variety of traditional and on-line courses in Graphics and Digital Photography. As part of your coursework, you'll learn how to produce from start to finish through intensive hands-on projects and lab experiences. Whether you choose to earn an Associate's Degree of Applied Science or a Letter of Recognition in Photography, you'll understand how to create all kinds of media and communications.

Allegany College of Maryland provides practical experience within the Advanced Technology Department which includes:  A color television studio, a multimedia classroom, a darkroom, an audio production area, an independent student laboratory, and a graphics production area.

You'll also expand your education by interacting with program guest speakers, participating in class field trips, and become involved in community projects and internships.

Course Info

As a Multimedia Technology program student, you'll expand your knowledge and gain career training through a variety of challenging courses, including:

  • Intro to Media
  • Intro to Video Production
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Multimedia Production
  • Audio
  • Graphics
  • Video Desktop Publishing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Telecommunications
  • Interactive Multimedia Design
  • Practicum

A full listing of program courses and their descriptions can be found in the credit catalog.

Career Info

Graduates of Multimedia Technology programs enjoy enriching and rewarding careers as:

  • Graphic Designers
  • Television Personalities, Crew, Producers
  • Radio Personalities
  • Photographers
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Videographers

*Some careers may require a bachelor's degree, further education or additional training.

View Salary Information from the U.S. Dept. of Labor

Faculty/Staff Info
Kristi Smith, Division Chair of Computer Science / Multimedia Technology Associate Professor

Cumberland office: 301-784-5326
Somerset office: 814-445-9848 x6108
ksmith@allegany.edu

Somerset (PH 214); Bedford (Rm 22)

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland

B.S., M.B.A., Frostburg State University


John A. Bone,  Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Multimedia Technology program

301-784-5635
jbone@allegany.edu
Technologies 27B

A. A. S. Allegany College of Maryland

B. I. T. American Intercontinental University


James E. House, Jr., Assistant Professor

301-784-5308
jhouse@allegany.edu
Technologies 138

A. A. Potomac State College

B. S. Frostburg State University