Associate in Applied Science in Digital Media/Multimedia Technology

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Digital Media/Multimedia Technology

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology


Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Digital Media/Multimedia Technology is a discipline that integrates business concepts with multiple digital media types including text, graphics, animation, audio, and video. The Associate of Applied Science in Digital Media/Multimedia Technology prepares students for technical career opportunities with corporations, organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, entertainment, and advertising industries that produce media as content, or which require multimedia content to support, enhance and/or market their product or service.

The curriculum brings together business concepts and digital media to prepare students for careers such as a Digital 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 Credits: 40

CIS103Introduction to Social Media3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
CIS108Electronic Portfolio Development1
CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator3
CIS120DCAdobe Animate: Digital Animation3
CIS120DFAdobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging3
CIS120DKIntroduction to Digital Video Editing3
CIS120DLDigital Video Compositing: After Effects3
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I3
CIS220DKAdvanced Digital Video Production: Premiere3
CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II3
GBS211Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues of the Internet Studies3
MKT110Marketing and Social Networking3
MTC191Electronic Music I3

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 22-27
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
Any approved general education course in the First-Year Composition area
Oral Communication Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area
Critical Reading Credits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3 OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0-3)
Math Credits: 3-5
MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course.
Humanities, Arts and Design Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area
Social-Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
SBU200Society and Business3

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Major: 3147
First Term: 2018 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 62-67
CIPS code: 09.0702
SOC codes: 15-1255.00
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00