Creative Media (CM)

Classes

CM 110 : Introduction to Music Production

This introductory course teaches basic concepts and procedures required to operate audio equipment in a recording studio. Topics include digital audio theory, dynamic processing, acoustics, mixers, multi-track recordings, studio session procedures, miking techniques, mixer signal flow, audio monitoring equipment, and MIDI devices.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 111 : Intermediate Music Production

This intermediate-level course teaches how to use Pro Tools to complete projects from initial setup to mix-down. Hands-on assignments teach how to record, edit, and mix soundtracks from multi-track recordings of live instruments and MIDI sequencing of software synthesizers.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CM 110. 

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 120 : Introduction to Digital Video

In this course, students develop basic video production skills. The course emphasizes the technical aspects of digital cinematography and sound recording, plus fundamentals of field production in terms of conceptual development, planning, writing, storyboarding, editing, and project management. Students also learn the basic rules of visual composition, sequencing, and storytelling.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 121 : Intermediate Digital Video

This course examines the technical and aesthetic issues of digital video production at the intermediate level. Lessons include production management, directing actors, script writing, storyboard production, video camera operation, sound recording, lighting, and editing techniques. Working individually and collaboratively, students use professional video cameras, lights, audio equipment, and editing software to produce commercial-quality video programs.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CM 120. 

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 170 : Introduction to Event Technology

This course teaches entry-level skills required to support live events. Working individually and collaboratively, students learn how to set up, safely operate, and store professional sound, lighting, staging, and visual display equipment.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 171 : Intermediate Event Technology

This course teaches intermediate-level skills required to coordinate and support live events. Working individually and collaboratively, students learn how to set up, safely operate, and store professional sound, lighting, staging, and visual display equipment. In this course, students plan and manage live events from beginning to end. Lessons also include equipment troubleshooting, project management, and risk management.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CM 170. 

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 180 : Introduction to Website Technology

This course teaches entry-level design and development skills required to create basic websites. Students use professional software applications to create websites that are user friendly, visually appealing, and scalable. Lessons provide an overview of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), and Javascript.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 181 : Intermediate Website Technology

In this course, students use industry-standard development applications to design and create professional websites that are user friendly, visually appealing, scalable, and ADA compliant. This course also covers how to customize websites using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Javascript.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CM 180. 

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 190 : Introduction to 3D Animation

This course teaches entry-level skills required to design and create basic 3-dimensional, animated graphic sequences. The course covers general design and production as the students work through the different stages of the animation pipeline (art, modeling, surfacing, camera, animating, lighting, and rendering). Students also create web-based Digital Portfolios to display completed animated sequences.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CM 191 : Intermediate 3D Animation

This course teaches intermediate-level skills required to design and create professional 3-dimensional, animated graphic sequences. The course covers 3D computer animation theory and attributes, including: curves, surfaces, nurbs, polygons, textures, modeling, lighting, and rendering. Working individually and collaboratively, students use industry-standard software applications to create commercial quality 3D animated sequences.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CM 190. 

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring