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Associate in Science -  Computer Media Technology Department

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2017 and spring 2018. For the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, please log in to BHCC Self Service to review your specific program requirements. Any questions? Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor. Current students should stop by or contact the LifeMap Commons on the Charlestown Campus - E-Building, Room E-235; Phone 617-228-2230 or email academicadvising@bhcc.mass.edu from your BHCC email.
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
College Writing I ENG111 3 ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
College Writing II ENG112 3 ENG111
Individual and Society From Area 2 3
World View VMA111 satisfies Area 3 3 ENG095 and MAT093 or placement
Quantitative Thought From Area 4 3 MAT097 or placement
Science and Technology From Area 5 4
Humanities From Area 6 3
Oral Communication ENG171 3
Applications/Concepts CIT110 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
SQL Programming CIT236 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
HTML and Dreamweaver CMT111 3 pre/co-req CMT125
Javascript CMT113 Fall 3 CIT110 and CMT111
Flash CMT115 Fall 3 CMT113
XML CMT117 Fall 3 CMT111
Cascading Style Sheets CMT125 3 pre/co-req CMT111
XSL CMT211-see note* Spring 3 CMT111 and CMT117
PHP/MySQL CMT241 3 CMT111 and CIT236
Windows Operating Systems CIT268 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Instructor permission or Chair approval
Digital Imaging with Photoshop VMA105 3 ENG095 and MAT093 or placement
Web Development Internship CMT299 3 Chair approval
Total Credits 64
Last Modified Date: April 5, 2017

Additional Information

Division: Professional Studies

Department: Computer Media Technology

Degree Type: Associate in Science

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*Note: Prior to enrolling in course, student must see Department Chair.

The Computer Media Technology program provides students in the design, development, and production skills necessary for entry into the Computer Gaming Industry and the Computer Simulation industry. Students will satisfy the requirements of this program by completing a succession of General Education courses and Gaming/Simulation specific courses as well as elective courses from within the program disciplines. Graduates of this program will qualify for entry-level positions in the computer Gaming and Computer Simulation industries.

Option Overview

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in firms that specialize in web-based delivery and development of products, services, and web technologies. Additionally, students may fill entry-level positions in businesses that employ in-house staff to support and develop their own web delivery mechanisms for such support services as company directories and realtime content presentation. The program also provides students with a sound basis to enter the ever-growing opportunities available for independent web development consulting. Students are trained in the concepts and applications of leading-edge web delivery mechanisms such as XML (Extensible Markup Language), XML Transformation languages, ASP.net, advanced graphical techniques and database incorporation into web delivery technologies. The program prepares students to apply their knowledge towards the pursuit of Webmaster certification through a certification agency.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program will qualify as web developers and for web development support positions, and will have a solid basis for pursuing certification as a Webmaster.

Career Outlook

  • Design, implement, publish, and maintain websites in support of creating a web presence for businesses and organizations.
  • Create animated, event driven multimedia content for web delivery.
  • Construct, extract, transform, and present database resident content directly into a web delivery mechanism.
  • Construct event driven action scripts within a web page to respond to user stimulations and provide dynamic results in a real time environment.