Digital Mass Media

Digital Mass Media Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 63
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The Digital Mass Media program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
ENG105 Composition I 3 $478.50
GRA150 Introduction to Web Design 3 $518.50
MMS103 Basic Digital Photography 3 $478.50
MMS105 Audio Production 3 $478.50
MMS111 Video Production I 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 15
Semester 2
COM140 Introduction to Mass Media 3 $478.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $478.50
MAT772 Applied Math 3 $478.50
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  

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Total Credits 15
Semester 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $478.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $478.50
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  

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Total Credits 15
Semester 4
MMS265 Mass Communications Law 3 $478.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $478.50
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  

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Total Credits 18
Digital Mass Media Electives
ART101 Art Appreciation 3 $478.50
COM148 Diversity and the Media 3 $478.50
ENG221 Creative Writing 3 $478.50
GRA133 Desktop Publishing 4 $678.00
GRA142 Graphic Imaging 4 $678.00
GRA162 Web Page Graphics 3 $518.50
GRA196 Design and Layout I 4 $678.00
GRA197 Design and Layout II 4 $678.00
GRA206 Advanced Design and Layout 4 $678.00
GRA227 Interactive Multimedia 4 $678.00
GRA238 Web Design and Layout 4 $678.00
GRA239 CMS Web Design 3 $478.50
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $478.50
MKT140 Principles of Selling 3 $478.50
MKT142 Consumer Behavior 3 $478.50
MKT152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $478.50
MKT198 Sports Marketing 3 $478.50
MMS117 Social Media for Business 3 $478.50
MMS124 Survey of Commercial Video 3 $478.50
MMS134 Media Writing 3 $478.50
MMS213 Video Production II 3 $478.50
MMS214 Audio Production II 3 $478.50
MMS233 Intermediate Digital Photography 3 $478.50
MMS300 Cinematography 3 $478.50
MMS302 Solo Video Journalism 3 $478.50
MMS304 Multimedia Applications 3 $478.50
MMS310 Independent Film Production 3 $478.50
MMS320 Recording Studio I 3 $478.50
MMS330 Motion Graphics for Video 3 $478.50
MMS400 Video Production for Web Streaming 3 $478.50
MMS410 Film Editing 3 $478.50
MMS420 Recording Studio II 3 $478.50
MMS905 Digital Mass Media Internship 1 $159.50
MMS949 Special Topics 3 $478.50
MUA120 Applied Piano I 1 $539.50
MUA319 Applied Voice 1 $539.50
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3 $478.50
MUS102 Music Fundamentals 3 $478.50
PHT208 Basic Photojournalism 3 $478.50
PHT210 Visual Communication 3 $478.50
PHT229 Intermediate Photojournalism 3 $478.50
PHT242 Audio Visual Presentations 3 $478.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
319-296-4021
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Program Advisor

Dan Nierling
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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Dean

Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 102
319-296-4427
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