Digital Mass Media

Digital Mass Media Courses

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

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

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.

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

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25
MMS103 Basic Digital Photography 3 $599.75
MMS105 Audio Production 3 $602.25
MMS111 Video Production I 3 $672.25
MMS128 Digital Print Production 3 $558.25

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Total Credits 15
Semester 2
MMS134 Media Writing 3 $533.25
MMS138 Introduction to Website Dynamics 3 $533.25
MMS208 Sound for Film and Video -OR- 3 $533.25
MMS213 Video Production II -OR- 3 $533.25
MMS214 Audio Production II -OR- 3 $533.25
MMS233 Intermediate Digital Photography -OR- 3 $533.25
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3
MMS208 Sound for Film and Video -OR- 3 $533.25
MMS213 Video Production II -OR- 3 $533.25
MMS214 Audio Production II -OR- 3 $533.25
MMS233 Intermediate Digital Photography -OR- 3 $533.25
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 15
Semester 3
MMS117 Social Media for Business 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $533.25
Digital Mass Media Elective -Term 3 -OR- 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - Term 3 -OR- 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - Term 3 -OR- 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3

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Total Credits 15
Semester 4
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $533.25
MMS265 Mass Communications Law 3 $533.25
MMS901 Portfolio Production 3 $533.25
Digital Mass Media Elective - Term 4 -OR- 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - Term 4 -OR- 3
Digital Mass Media Elective - All Terms 3

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Total Credits 15
Digital Mass Media Electives - Term 3
MMS124 Survey of Commercial Video 3 $533.25
MMS300 Cinematography 3 $533.25
MMS302 Solo Video Journalism 3 $533.25
MMS320 Recording Studio I 3 $533.25
MMS330 Motion Graphics for Video 3 $533.25
MMS410 Film Editing 3 $533.25
MMS420 Recording Studio II 3 $533.25
MMS905 Digital Mass Media Internship 1 $177.75
MMS949 Special Topics 3 $533.25
MUA120 Applied Piano 1 $557.75
MUA319 Applied Voice II 1 $557.75
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3 $533.25
MUS102 Music Fundamentals 3 $533.25
Digital Mass Media Electives - Term 4
MMS303 Scriptwriting 3 $533.25
MMS310 Independent Film Production 3 $533.25
MMS420 Recording Studio II 3 $533.25
MMS430 Documentary Film 3 $533.25
MMS905 Digital Mass Media Internship 1 $177.75
MMS949 Special Topics 3 $533.25
Digital Mass Media Electives - All Terms
ART101 Art Appreciation 3 $533.25
COM140 Introduction to Mass Media 3 $533.25
COM148 Diversity and the Media 3 $533.25
ENG221 Creative Writing 3 $533.25
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $533.25
MKT140 Principles of Selling 3 $533.25
MKT142 Consumer Behavior 3 $533.25
MKT152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $533.25
MKT198 Sports Marketing 3 $533.25
PHT210 Visual Communication 3 $533.25
PHT242 Audio Visual Presentations 3 $533.25

Course Cost Calculation:
2017–2018 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4007
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Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
Black Hawk Hall 261
319-296-2329 ext.1060
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Program Advisor

Dan Nierling
Black Hawk Hall 157B
319-296-2329 ext.1764
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Troy McKay
Black Hawk Hall 157A
319-296-2329 ext.1120
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Dean

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