Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Media Production Arts - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - MPA)

The Media Production Arts Associate of Applied Science degree prepares students for entry-level employment as media specialists. Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to seek careers in media industries such as broadcasting, music and sound production, marketing, and public relations.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

18-19 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 123 or higher

3-4

Essentials of Communication

COM 102 ( COM 1100)

3

Introduction to Mass Communications

JRN 101

3

Technology literacy

CIS 116 or CIS 120 ( CIS 1120)

3

CORE CURRICULUM

35-40 CREDITS

Electronic Commerce

BUS 285

3

Introduction to Programming Logic

CIS 129

1

Internet Essentials

CIS 185

3

World Wide Web Graphics

CIS 244

3

World Wide Web Development

CIS 287

3

Public Speaking

COM 110

3

Digital Imaging I

DMA 110

3

Computer Animation I

DMA 111

3

Graphic Design I

DMA 260

3

Digital Video Production

DMA 262

3

Digital Photography

DMA 266

3

Essentials of News Writing

JRN 102 ( JRN 2201)

3

Field Experience in Communication and/or Media Technology

JRN 224

1-6

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)*

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

*Department recommended electives include DMA 261, DMA 263, and DMA 267.

NOTE: Students pursuing a BAS degree must meet with an advisor to determine the appropriate general education and core curriculum requirements. Additional credits required in the general education block for BAS transfer may be used to fulfill core curriculum or elective requirements.