Courses

MM-100 Introduction to Concepts in Digital Media

This course is an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of digital technologies and their applications within science, society and art. Students will gain an understanding of new media through an in-depth analysis of the history and trends within emerging technologies.

Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
GE Approvals:
Ohlone, AREA III FINE ARTS AND HUMANITIES
CSU GE BREADTH Area C2, Humanities
IGETC, Area 3B, Humanities

 

MM-102A Introduction to Multimedia

In this class, you’ll explore technical, artistic, and creative ways to produce animations, digital imagery and interactive multimedia projects using industry standard software such as Photoshop and Flash. You will be introduced to typography, design principles, image and sound manipulation, video production and building augmented reality applications.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
MM-102A is approved for C-ID ARTS 250, part of the ADT Studio Arts
Articulations:MM-102A is articulated with ART 74: Introduction to Digital Media (SJSU)
MM-102A is articulated with ART 2025: Basics of New Media (CSUEB)
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MM-105 Web Site Design

In this class, you’ll learn design principles that you will use to create web sites with the latest software applications. You’ll master Cascading Style Sheets and HTML5, JavaScript and slideshows, typography, color, accessibility, techniques to display sound, video and animations.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
GE Approvals:
Plan A – District General Education, III-B. Humanities
Articulations:
MM-105 is articulated with Art 2830 (CSUEB)
MM105 Web Site Design is articulated with DAA109: Web Design (Cogswell)
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MM-106 Advanced Web Site Design

This course introduces you to advanced techniques in Web site design. In addition to industry standard software like Dreamweaver and rapid prototyping applications, this course will teach you CSS for layout, user experience design, and how to design an expert navigational interface. You will also learn about forms; Ajax, JQuery, and Spry; dynamic image galleries; building accessible and flexible layouts for screen, tablets, and mobile devices; and you will leave this course with an understanding for the professional practices in Web site design.

Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
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MM-107 Wordpress

Students will gain hands-on experience using WordPress as a Content Management System. WordPress is used to create websites without the need of coding.
Credit, Degree Applicable

 

MM-109 2D Animation

In this class, you will learn the essential tools in Flash, Adobe Edge and Adobe After Effects for that you’ll then use to create graphics, character animations, interactive interfaces, games, interactive content for the Web and post-production Video.

Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
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MM-110 Digital Video for Web and DVD

This course provides you with a hands-on introduction to digital video and helps you develop your media production skills. The course will combines hands-on demonstrations, technical workshops, discussion, and critiques. You’ll learn about preproduction, storyboards, camera shots, composition, editing (Final Cut), post-production and special effects, video file formats, compression, and producing video for YouTube, Websites, and DVD.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
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MM 113 Mobile Application Development

This course is a fun and practical project-oriented introduction to creating Web and native applications for mobile platforms. Specifically you’ll be creating apps for Apple iOS and Android devices. You’ll learn user interface design, software design patterns, application architectures, and gain exposure to software like Dreamweaver’s mobile templates, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap to help you build even better apps for mobile devices.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU

 

MM-114 Textures for 3D

In this class you learn different techniques to enhance 3D objects and environments using 3D modeling software. The topics covered are: painting textures, manipulating digital images, texture mapping, lighting techniques, camera shots, applying principles of art and design to 3D imagery, and rendering images for multimedia and games.
Credit, Degree Applicable

 

MM-118 Introduction to Video Game Design

This class focuses on the process of planning, developing, and creating content for video games. Not only will you gain an understanding of the video game industry, you will also learn how to design characters, levels, and design documents.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU

 

MM-119 Video Game Development

This class focuses on producing video games using 3D software and game engines (unity). You will work in a team environment and follow production practices employed in the video game industry such as character development, building games levels and assets and trigger elements. By the end of this class you will be able to build an executable game.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU

 

MM-121A 3D Modeling

In this class, you’ll learn different techniques to model virtual objects and environments using 3D modeling software. You’ll improve your skills in designing characters, modeling, texture mapping, lighting techniques, camera shots, 3D scene layout, and rendering images for different multimedia applications. An introduction to basic 3D animation techniques is included in this class.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
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MM-121B 3D Animation

This course teaches you how to use 3D Computer Animation Software to create 3D animations. You will learn storyboards, principles of animation, function curves, bones, introduction to inverse kinematics, camera motion, scene direction, and you will be able to exporting animations into different file formats.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
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MM-121C Advanced 3D Modeling and Animation

This course is a continuation of MM-121B and teaches you more advanced techniques in modeling and animation using 3D animation software. You will learn advanced modeling tools, texture mapping, lighting and reflection effects, function curves, particle systems, camera effects, scene direction, and you’ll adding sound, basic video editing, and advanced animation to your projects using inverse kinematics.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU
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MM-160 Multimedia Portfolio Development

This course assists you in the development of your web portfolio and prepares you for employment. You will explore the multimedia industry, review job roles and responsibilities, and get advice from professionals working in the Multimedia industry. You will create or improve your own digital portfolio for the Web. You gain exposure to resources in multimedia, improve your resume (or learn how to make a great one), design and produce a stellar business card, prepare and review freelance contracts, improve your job hunting techniques, and preparing for the hard-hitting questions you’ll face in a job interview. You will gain valuable feedback about your work, your marketing materials, and your career objectives, and you will learn how to provide a constructive evaluation to your peers.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU

 

MM-161 Business Basics for Multimedia

This course is for you is an absolute “must” if you are interested in starting a successful self-employed career. The course covers the basics of opening and running a business in the multimedia industry (graphic design, web development, etc.). You will learn how to effectively work with clients, manage your time so you are productive, efficient and profitable, market yourself to the people or companies you most want to work with, and develop your own contracts.
Credit, Degree Applicable, Transferable to CSU