Digital Mass Media Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 60
Program Start: Fall

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

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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Semester 1
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-103 Basic Digital Photography 3 $590.00
MMS-105 Audio Production 3 $630.00
MMS-111 Video Production I 3 $741.00
MMS-128 Digital Print Production 3 $561.00
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
MMS-134 Media Writing 3 $561.00
MMS-214 Audio Production II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
MMS-233 Intermediate Digital Photography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Term 2 Elective 3
Term 2 Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
MMS-117 Social Media for Business 3 $561.00
MMS-124 Survey of Commercial Video Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
MMS-320 Recording Studio I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-265 Mass Communications Law 3 $561.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Term 3 Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 4
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MMS-310 Independent Film Production Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
MMS-420 Recording Studio II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-901 Portfolio Production 3 $561.00
Term 4 Elective 3
Term 4 Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Electives—Term 2
MMS-208 Sound for Film and Video Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-213 Video Production II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-214 Audio Production II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-233 Intermediate Digital Photography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-302 Solo Video Journalism Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-905 Digital Mass Media Internship Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
MMS-949 Special Topics 1 $561.00

Electives—Term 3
MMS-124 Survey of Commercial Video Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-300 Cinematography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-320 Recording Studio I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-320 Recording Studio I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-340 Live Sound Production Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $
MMS-430 Documentary Film Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-905 Digital Mass Media Internship Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
MMS-949 Special Topics 1 $561.00

Electives—Term 4
MMS-208 Sound for Film and Video Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-233 Intermediate Digital Photography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-302 Solo Video Journalism Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-310 Independent Film Production Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-321 Electronic Studio Production Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $
MMS-331 Motion Graphics II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $
MMS-420 Recording Studio II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MMS-905 Digital Mass Media Internship Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
MMS-949 Special Topics 1 $561.00

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

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