Digital Mass Media AAA Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Credits: 60
Program Start: Fall

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Term 1
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $630.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $630.00
MMS-105 Audio Production 3 $750.00
MMS-111 Video Production I 3 $905.00
MMS-128 Digital Print Production 3 $630.00
PHT-108 Camera I 3 $630.00
Total Credits 15

Term 2
MMS-134 Media Writing 3 $630.00
MMS-208 Sound for Film and Video 3 $630.00
MMS-213 Video Production II -OR- 3 $680.00
MMS-214 Audio Production II 3 $630.00
MMS-218 Editing and Color Grading -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-219 Digital Audio Workstation 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 15

Term 3
MMS-117 Social Media for Business 3 $630.00
MMS-124 Survey of Commercial Video -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-320 Recording Studio I 3 $630.00
MMS-302 Solo Video Journalism -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-321 Electronic Studio Production 3 $630.00
MMS-340 Live Sound Production -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-905 Digital Mass Media Internship -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-949 Special Topics -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-305 Lighting for Cinematography 3 $630.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $630.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3 $630.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 15

Term 4
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $630.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $630.00
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $840.00
Math Elective 3
MMS-265 Mass Communications Law 3 $630.00
MMS-330 Motion Graphics for Video -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-425 Mixing and Mastering Audio -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-905 Digital Mass Media Internship -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-949 Special Topics 3 $630.00
MMS-420 Recording Studio II -OR- 3 $630.00
MMS-431 Group Film 3 $630.00
MMS-901 Portfolio Production 3 $630.00
Total Credits 15

Math Electives
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $840.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $840.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $630.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $630.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $840.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Kari Kaufman
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014
Email Kari Kaufman
Schedule an appointment with Kari Kaufman

Program Advisors

Dan Nierling
Black Hawk Hall 157B
319-296-2329 ext.1764
Email Dan Nierling

Jon Chamberlain
Black Hawk Hall 128
319-296-2329 ext.1120
Email Jon Chamberlain

Administrative Assistant

Kate Childers
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4007
Email Kate Childers

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Liberal and Applied Arts and Human Services

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
Email Catharine Freeman

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