Semester 1: Basics of Multimedia & Computers Our introductory course in computers and multimedia is designed to provide you with an overview of computer fundamentals. No prior knowledge of computer hardware and software is assumed. The course covers important computer operations such as starting and shutting down the system, launching, installing and uninstalling applications, system backup, multitasking and general system maintenance. You will also gain an in-depth understanding of the Windows XP operating system with specific reference to multimedia applications. Semester 2: Graphic Designing & Imaging Semester 2: Graphic Designing & Imaging The course offers comprehensive training in tool technologies that are critical to a successful career in multimedia. Knowledge of graphics and graphics tools will provide you with a plethora of creative possibilities to showcase your abilities and potential as a graphic artist. Visual elements such as line art, photographs, drawings, graphs used in spreadsheets and images used in CD-ROMs/USB s help students in visualizing and conceptualizing illustrated image projections on digital formats. The software packages you will learn during this semester will help you to develop a clear understanding of design concepts and application, texture, design and image editing. Software packages you will learn to include: Corel Draw Corel Paint Photo Shop Image Ready Scanning Under Photo Shop Semester 3: Desktop Designing & Publishing Online communication is in. Offline communication, however, in t out yet and is here to stay. The course will teach you how to transform your design concepts into concrete results for the print media. Course focus also includes selecting and installing fonts, typefaces, variant colors, layout settings, publishing conventions, and practices. The course also provides instruction in creative logo designing as well as creative visualization for artistic look-ups. It will also present an overview of computer printer hardware options and offset printing technologies. Desktop publishing tool technologies you will grasp include: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Freehand Your final creative outputs will also include brochures, media kits, sales and marketing collateral, full-length books and much more. In short, you will be all set to embark on the path to becoming a seasoned print industry professional. Semester 4: 2D & 3D Animation Caba s comprehensive course in 2D and 3D animation is designed not only to help you grasp the concepts behind animation but also build live applications using animation. Cartoons and the animation technologies that create them have become industry standards for communication with both young and old. Learn frame-by-frame animation using digital writing instruments. 3D animation training at Caba focuses on realistic animation and the depiction of virtual reality in three dimensions. You will also learn how to create and embed special effects and digitally replicate events in 3D. Learn how to artistically and persuasively recreate experiential reality such as space travel, interstellar dynamics, and super-terrestrial action through 3D. We also provide instruction in using the command line. Software tools and technologies you will learn to include: Adobe Flash with cartooning AutoDesk 3D Studio Max Semester 5: Digital Sound & Video Editing Digital audio and special audio effects are truly inseparable from the wide gamut of multimedia animation. It is sound and fury that signifies everything in today s digital age. Learn how to create, edit, manipulate and innovate with digital audio in our industry-focused course on digital audio by receiving qualifying instruction from veterans of the multimedia industry. Tools training in this course involves the following software solutions: Adobe Premiere Sound Forge After Effects Combustion The course also serves as a launching pad in which the instruction and training you have received in semesters 3 and semester 4 in graphics and animation merge with digital audio production and editing to provide you with a well-rounded skills set to independently apply your knowledge to live projects in real time. Learn how to title and sub-title video footage as well as how to create and trigger flame effects. We will also teach you how to eliminate rough shots and merge all the various elements and components of digital multimedia into a cohesive whole. Semester 6: Web Designing & Hosting If you are planning to launch your career exclusively in the online space in which the Internet is your digital backdrop, this course is for you. The various Caba courses in graphic designing, desktop publishing, and animation all prepare you directly for a career as a web designer and online design professional. We start from the basics to tell you all about the world wide web and its various constituents. You will also learn about the different types of web hosting, FTP protocols, domain and IP management and web usability. The tool technologies you will master during this semester in order to build both static and dynamic websites include: HTML, HTML5, DHTML Adobe Dream Weaver with Complete CSS Web Hosting on Live Servers with FTP Adobe Flash with Action Scripting Instruction delivery is also provided in key areas such as interactive and Web 2.0 designing, interactive web animation, dynamic banner designing and web-enabled special effects. Semester 7: Project & Portfolio Students enrolled in professional courses are typically evaluated during job interviews on the basis of their portfolio and project work. With a view to recognizing this key element in the pedagogical process, Caba has constituted a fully functional internship program in which students receive direct industry exposure by working as an intern. We help you organize both your online and offline live projects into an impressive portfolio that is also web-accessible. The end-semester project is your platform to showcase and even show off all the cutting-edge training you have received from Caba in a controlled and instructor-led environment.