Digital Mass Media

Digital Mass Media Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 60
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.

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
MMS103 Basic Digital Photography 3 $505.50
MMS105 Audio Production 3 $505.50
MMS111 Video Production I 3 $555.50
MMS128 Digital Print Production 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 15
Semester 2
MMS134 Media Writing 3 $505.50
MMS138 Introduction to Website Dynamics 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  

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Total Credits 15
Semester 3
MMS117 Social Media for Business 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $505.50
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  

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Total Credits 15
Semester 4
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $505.50
MMS265 Mass Communications Law 3 $505.50
MMS901 Portfolio Production 3 $505.50
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  
Digital Mass Media Elective 3  

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Total Credits 15
Digital Mass Media Electives
ART101 Art Appreciation 3 $505.50
COM140 Introduction to Mass Media 3 $505.50
COM148 Diversity and the Media 3 $505.50
ENG221 Creative Writing 3 $505.50
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $505.50
MKT140 Principles of Selling 3 $505.50
MKT142 Consumer Behavior 3 $505.50
MKT152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $505.50
MKT198 Sports Marketing 3 $505.50
MMS124 Survey of Commercial Video 3 $505.50
MMS208 Sound for Film and Video 3 $505.50
MMS213 Video Production II 3 $505.50
MMS214 Audio Production II 3 $505.50
MMS233 Intermediate Digital Photography 3 $505.50
MMS300 Cinematography 3 $505.50
MMS302 Solo Video Journalism 3 $505.50
MMS303 Scriptwriting 3 $505.50
MMS310 Independent Film Production 3 $505.50
MMS320 Recording Studio I 3 $505.50
MMS330 Motion Graphics for Video 3 $505.50
MMS410 Film Editing 3 $505.50
MMS420 Recording Studio II 3 $505.50
MMS430 Documentary Film 3 $505.50
MMS905 Digital Mass Media Internship 1 $168.50
MMS949 Special Topics 3 $505.50
MUA120 Applied Piano I 1 $548.50
MUA319 Applied Voice II 1 $548.50
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3 $505.50
MUS102 Music Fundamentals 3 $505.50
PHT210 Visual Communication 3 $505.50
PHT242 Audio Visual Presentations 3 $505.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 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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Program Advisor

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

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