Multimedia and Internet Career

Degree offered

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

Credits required 62/63

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

Program Information

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

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

Note: CIT 132 and CIT 133 are pre-requisites to CIS 162.

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 website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Technical Literacy, First Year Experience

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

ENG 215Technical Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

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 Procedures

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

0-3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

0-3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

0-3 credits

Scientific Reasoning and Discovery Elective

3-4 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

Core Courses

CIS 105Hardware Fundamentals

1 credit

CIS 120Programming: Logic, Design and Implementation

3 credits

CIS 122Internet Developer

3 credits

CIS 162Applications for Web Development

3 credits

CIT 131Business Creativity

3 credits

CIT 132Desktop Publishing

3 credits

CIT 133Electronic Publishing

3 credits

CIT 231Introduction to Multimedia Development

3 credits

CIT 270Seminar in Desktop Publishing, Imaging and Multimedia Design

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:25

Choose four of the following Core Program Course Electives

ART 260Computer Graphics

3 credits

ART 271Web Design I

3 credits

BUS 152Honors E-Commerce

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CIS 128Introduction to Digital Audio Recording

3 credits

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

CIT 134Social Media and the Web

3 credits

CIT 136Web Development for Mobile Devices

3 credits

COM 159Video Field Production and Editing

3 credits

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Procedures

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-12

One chosen elective must be MAN 154 or MAR 255

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CIS 120, CIS 122, CIT 131, CIT 132, ENG 101

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BUS 115, CIS 105, CIS 162, CIT 133, ENG 102, MTH 119 or MTH 125 or MTH 131, COM 101 or COM 114 or COM 118

 

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

CIT 231, ENG 215, Core Programming Course Electives (Choose 2), MAN 154 or MAR 255

 

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

CIT 270, Core Programming Course Elective (Choose 1), Scientific Reasoning and Discovery Elective, History Elective, General Education Elective

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