Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3147
First Term: 2009 Spring      
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 62
CIP Code: 11.0801

Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information System (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 15-1134, 27-1014, 27-1024  

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Multimedia and Business Technology is a discipline that integrates business applications with multiple digital media types including text, graphics, animation, audio and video and then delivers this interactive material electronically. The Associate of Applied Science in Multimedia and Business Technology will help prepare students for technical career opportunities with corporations, organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, entertainment, and advertising industries that require interactive content to support, enhance and/or market their product or service.

The curriculum brings together business concepts and multimedia technology to prepare students for careers such as a Multimedia Producer, Multimedia Scriptwriter, Multimedia Developer, Multimedia Designer, Computer-Based Training or Instructional Designer, Digital Graphic Designer, Webpage Developer, Interface Designer, Video/Audio Specialist, Video Editor or Animator.

Required Courses
ART142 Introduction to Digital Photography 3

CIS120DB Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator (3) OR
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging (3) OR
CIS120DG Fireworks: Web Graphics (3) 3

CIS120DC Adobe Animate: Digital Animation 3
CIS120DK Introduction to Digital Video Editing 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
+ CIS/MMT140 Survey of Multimedia Technology 2
+ MTC/TCM120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3

+ MMT216 Multimedia Project Management (3) OR
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows (3) 3

+ CIS233DC Internet Web Development: Dreamweaver 3
+ CIS291 Business Video Projects 3
+ CIS220DK Advanced Digital Video Production: Premiere 3

CIS106AA Captivate: Video Presentations (1) OR
CIS106AB Camtasia: Video Presentations (1) 1

CIS120DL Digital Video Compositing: After Effects 3
MMT292 Multimedia Update 1
CIS220DC Flash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript 3
Credits: 40

Program Competencies
1. Perform procedures of image manipulation through changes of resolution, mode selection, and image adjustment. (ART142)
2. Demonstrate CIS/Computer concepts and programming techniques. (CIS105)
3. Create digital video movies using basic video import, export, and editing functions. (CIS120DK)
4. Utilize Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) documents to embed Flash movies for delivery to the World Wide Web. (CIS120DC)
5. Perform the basic applications for graphic design and image correction using Adobe Photoshop. (CIS120DF, CIS120DG, CIS120DB)
6. Develop additions to different multimedia applications and evaluate them from an end-users perspective for their effectiveness and style. (CIS/MMT140)
7. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment (MTC/TCM120)
8. Create an electronic portfolio of work. (CIS108)
9. Write a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an interactive video/multimedia project (MMT216, CIS224)
10. Design and develop comprehensive and interactive websites using Dreamweaver. (CIS233DC)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 12/09/08

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.