Multimedia and Internet Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems (Multimedia and Internet Concentration)

Credits required 60/61

Dean William Berardi

Program contact Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information

Systems, ext. 2403

Program Goals Statement

Students will be prepared for entry-level positions in a variety of professional settings that require an understanding of multimedia and internet technologies. They will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the creative development and maintenance of websites, basic databases and computer programs, as well as emerging technologies.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

Program Information

A sophisticated multimedia lab is dedicated for the use of students in this program.

The optional Cooperative Education program places students in computer-related positions, where they can earn course credit, wages, and experience.

Recommendations

Sign up for a free e-mail account to communicate with the CIS faculty outside of normal hours.

Plan to spend large blocks of time developing proficiency.

Elective Recommendations

See Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations

After BCC

The growth of the Internet and the demand for people who can effectively use multimedia applications make the skills developed in this program highly marketable.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs Web site at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused Competencies

Technical Literacy

Degree Requirements

General Studies

BUS 115Fundamentals of an Enterprise

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Choose one of the following

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

HST 115Twentieth Century Social History - 1919 to the Present

3 credits

HST 116American Foreign Policy - 1898 to the Present

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

COM 118Communication Skills

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one of the following

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

Choose one of the following

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

3 credits

MTH 131Elements of College Mathematics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Ethical Dimensions Elective

3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

Elective - Science

3-4 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

Choose courses from Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations

Core Courses

CIS 105Hardware Fundamentals

1 credit

CIS 120Programming: Logic, Design and Implementation

3 credits

CIS 122Internet Developer

3 credits

CIT 106Macromedia Flash

1 credit

CIT 131Business Creativity

3 credits

CIT 231Introduction to Multimedia Development

3 credits

CIT 270Seminar in Desktop Publishing, Imaging and Multimedia Design

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Choose one of the following

ART 271Web Design I

3 credits

CIS 162Applications for Web Development

3 credits

CIT 133Electronic Publishing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Concentration Option 1 - Multimedia Production

ENG 215Technical Writing

3 credits

CIS 128Introduction to Digital Audio Recording

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Choose one elective from the following

BUS 152Honors E-Commerce

3 credits

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

or any CIS or ART course

Total Credit Hours:3

including a series of three one-credit CIS courses and the one-credit ACC 114

Choose one of the following

ART 260Computer Graphics

3 credits

CIT 132Desktop Publishing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one of the following

COM 159Video Field Production and Editing

3 credits

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

CIT 235Advanced FlashMX

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Concentration Option 2 - Multimedia Programming Development

CIS 250Interactive Web Sites

3 credits

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

CIT 235Advanced FlashMX

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Choose two of the following

CIS 150Oracle and SQL

3 credits

CIS 121Operating Systems

3 credits

CIS 132Introduction to UNIX/Linux and Shell Programming

3 credits

CIS 128Introduction to Digital Audio Recording

3 credits

CIS 258Advanced Interactive Programming

3 credits

COM 159Video Field Production and Editing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Note: Students may be required to obtain and use specific hardware, operating systems, or applications

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CIS 122Internet Developer

3 credits

CIT 106Macromedia Flash

1 credit

CIT 131Business Creativity

3 credits

CIT 133Electronic Publishing

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

And

ART 271Web Design I

3 credits

Or

CIS 162Applications for Web Development

3 credits

And

Or

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

Or

MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

3 credits

Or

MTH 131Elements of College Mathematics

3 credits

CIS 120Programming: Logic, Design and Implementation

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

ENG 214Critical Writing and Academic Research

3 credits

CIS 105Hardware Fundamentals

1 credit

CIT 231Introduction to Multimedia Development

3 credits

CIT 235Advanced FlashMX

3 credits

And

ART 260Computer Graphics

3 credits

Or

CIT 132Desktop Publishing

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

AMC/HST Elective

3 credits

CIS 128Introduction to Digital Audio Recording

3 credits

CIS 250Interactive Web Sites

3 credits

CIT 235Advanced FlashMX

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

BUS 115Fundamentals of an Enterprise

1 credit

And

COM 118Communication Skills

3 credits

Or

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Or

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

And

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

Or

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

And

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

Or

COM 159Video Field Production and Editing

3 credits

Production : CIT 235, CIS 159, or COM 159

Programming : CIS 250; Elective; BUS 115

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

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