Schedule of Classes




2022 Summer: May 18 - August 9
Stateside hybrid classes for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 will be made available the weekend of September 9th, 2022. Registration will open September 12th, 2022.

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
CMST 100B Word Processing (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to word processing. The goal is to use word processing applications effectively to produce professional documents for business and personal communication. Topics include creating, formatting, and editing word-processing documents. Hands-on practice with industry-standard word-processing software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100B, CMST 100B, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52574 6380 18 May 2022-14 Jun 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Knox, Phillip J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 100B Word Processing (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to word processing. The goal is to use word processing applications effectively to produce professional documents for business and personal communication. Topics include creating, formatting, and editing word-processing documents. Hands-on practice with industry-standard word-processing software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100B, CMST 100B, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52598 6381 18 May 2022-14 Jun 2022 Open Online
Faculty: DeGale, Elexis A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 100D Presentation Graphics (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to the principles of presentation graphics. The goal is to use presentation graphics applications effectively to produce electronic presentations for professional and personal communication. Topics include planning and creating effective presentations. Hands-on practice with industry-standard presentation graphics software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100D, CMST 100D, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52575 6380 18 May 2022-14 Jun 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sun, Sa Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 100D Presentation Graphics (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to the principles of presentation graphics. The goal is to use presentation graphics applications effectively to produce electronic presentations for professional and personal communication. Topics include planning and creating effective presentations. Hands-on practice with industry-standard presentation graphics software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100D, CMST 100D, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52636 6980 15 Jun 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: DeGale, Elexis A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 100F Database Applications (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to database systems, their terminology, and the principles of database management. The goal is to use database management applications effectively to create professional databases. Topics include how best to organize, manage, and access stored data; how to protect databases; and how to extract useful information. Hands-on practice with industry-standard database software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100F, CMST 100F, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52622 6980 15 Jun 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Knox, Phillip J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 100G Spreadsheet Applications (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to the use of electronic spreadsheets to analyze numerical data, including basic terminology, formats, and other applications. The goal is to use spreadsheet applications to produce professional electronic spreadsheets effectively for business and personal use. Hands-on practice with industry-standard spreadsheet software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100G, CMST 100G, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52623 6980 15 Jun 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Knox, Phillip J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 100G Spreadsheet Applications (1)
(Not open to students who have completed CMST 303.) An introduction to the use of electronic spreadsheets to analyze numerical data, including basic terminology, formats, and other applications. The goal is to use spreadsheet applications to produce professional electronic spreadsheets effectively for business and personal use. Hands-on practice with industry-standard spreadsheet software is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 100G, CMST 100G, CAPP 103, or CMST 103.
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52637 6981 15 Jun 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sun, Sa Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 290 Introduction to Interactive Design (3)
An introduction to the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the use of scripting and programming languages in the design and development of interactive digital media. The objective is to effectively use proven scripting and programming theory to support digital media design for print, web, and mobile devices. Projects involve modifying existing scripting languages and HTML code as well as conducting a usability review.
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50391 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shah, Ashish Y Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 290 Introduction to Interactive Design (3)
An introduction to the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the use of scripting and programming languages in the design and development of interactive digital media. The objective is to effectively use proven scripting and programming theory to support digital media design for print, web, and mobile devices. Projects involve modifying existing scripting languages and HTML code as well as conducting a usability review.
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51514 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bono, John Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 290 Introduction to Interactive Design (3)
An introduction to the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the use of scripting and programming languages in the design and development of interactive digital media. The objective is to effectively use proven scripting and programming theory to support digital media design for print, web, and mobile devices. Projects involve modifying existing scripting languages and HTML code as well as conducting a usability review.
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51915 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bono, John Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 290 Introduction to Interactive Design (3)
An introduction to the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the use of scripting and programming languages in the design and development of interactive digital media. The objective is to effectively use proven scripting and programming theory to support digital media design for print, web, and mobile devices. Projects involve modifying existing scripting languages and HTML code as well as conducting a usability review.
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54368 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hyland, Paul E Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 295 Fundamentals of Digital Media (3)
An overview of the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the design and development of digital media in web technology, digital design, and motion graphics. The goal is to effectively follow proven design theory in creating digital media for print, web, and mobile devices. Topics include usability, accessibility, ethics, and emerging technologies. Career paths in the digital media industry are analyzed.
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50392 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mardesich, Michael A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 295 Fundamentals of Digital Media (3)
An overview of the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the design and development of digital media in web technology, digital design, and motion graphics. The goal is to effectively follow proven design theory in creating digital media for print, web, and mobile devices. Topics include usability, accessibility, ethics, and emerging technologies. Career paths in the digital media industry are analyzed.
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51583 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Gonzales, Annette Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 295 Fundamentals of Digital Media (3)
An overview of the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the design and development of digital media in web technology, digital design, and motion graphics. The goal is to effectively follow proven design theory in creating digital media for print, web, and mobile devices. Topics include usability, accessibility, ethics, and emerging technologies. Career paths in the digital media industry are analyzed.
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51988 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Braxton, Sherri N. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 295 Fundamentals of Digital Media (3)
An overview of the principles, practices, techniques, and theories that govern the design and development of digital media in web technology, digital design, and motion graphics. The goal is to effectively follow proven design theory in creating digital media for print, web, and mobile devices. Topics include usability, accessibility, ethics, and emerging technologies. Career paths in the digital media industry are analyzed.
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54330 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Gonzales, Annette Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50404 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McDermott, Ann C Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50412 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nawrocki, Adriene E Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50419 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yancey, Constance D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50510 6983 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yancey, Constance D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50544 6984 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Hicks, Krystal J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50660 6985 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Gomabon, Randy R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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50661 6986 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Martin, Quinto A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51610 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hoos, Anthony J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51611 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Benitez-Curry, Barbara Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51636 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Garfield S Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51692 6383 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ragan, LueCrecy M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51693 6384 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pitts, David D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51767 6385 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Novak, Kevin Paul Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51770 6386 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Zornes, Robert T Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51930 6387 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Winebrenner, Lisa L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
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51990 6388 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dyer, Dean R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53255 4920 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 W 6:00P-9:00P Open San Antonio (Hybrid)
Faculty: Owen, Richard M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53256 6815 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Fort Belvoir (Hybrid)
Faculty: Boone, Shannon R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53257 5410 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Laurel (Hybrid)
Faculty: Akanbi, David S Bldg/Room: Laurel College Center 502 Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 303 Advanced Application Software (3)
Prerequisite: Extensive experience with office application software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database programs. A hands-on, project-based survey of advanced features of office application software. The aim is to use advanced application features to produce documents for professional and personal communication. Topics include information systems, application integration, computer hardware and software, storage, and networking. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 303 or CMST 303.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
50295 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Segura, Carol A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 303 Advanced Application Software (3)
Prerequisite: Extensive experience with office application software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database programs. A hands-on, project-based survey of advanced features of office application software. The aim is to use advanced application features to produce documents for professional and personal communication. Topics include information systems, application integration, computer hardware and software, storage, and networking. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 303 or CMST 303.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
51392 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Woolcock-Henry, Constance O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement. The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data. Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
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53086 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kraja, Violetta S Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement. The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data. Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
53087 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Boone, Shannon R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
50663 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Sandra M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
51584 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Kramer, Stacey M. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
52348 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Sandra M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 311 Advanced Electronic Publishing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 310. A hands-on, project-based study of the advanced concepts, tools, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The goal is to use Adobe InDesign to create engaging electronic publications following fundamental design principles for print, online, and mobile devices. Topics include motion and interactivity, PDF (portable document format) publishing, emerging technologies, design issues related to mobile devices, ethical and legal considerations, collaborative work, and print and web-ready Adobe Flash files. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 311 or CMST 311.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
53189 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dietz, Elaine M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
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53088 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Smith, Robin J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
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53089 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jennings, Darniet K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
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50664 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Clark, Christopher T Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
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51585 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Raser, Kristopher L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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50400 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Fernandez, Alberto Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
50665 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ferguson, Andrew J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
51586 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Watson, James H Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
51899 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rader, Barbara L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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51982 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Vera E Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 330 Virtual Reality Design I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 308 and CMST 315. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the theories, best practices, aesthetics, techniques, and workflows used to create immersive virtual reality. The goal is to develop, test, and deploy virtual reality experiences following design theory and industry-standard best practices. Topics include human perception, 3D modeling, game design, design considerations, limitations, storytelling, mobile app development, and 360-degree video.
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53082 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shaffer, Lucas L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 331 Augmented Reality Design I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 308 and CMST 315. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the theories, best practices, aesthetics, techniques, and workflows used to create immersive augmented reality (AR). The goal is to develop, test, and deploy augmented reality experiences following design theory and industry-standard best practices. Topics include human-computer interaction and user experience, design principles, 3D modeling, game design, storytelling, and augmented reality application development. 
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53084 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kraja, Violetta S Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 341 Principles of Multimedia I (3)
Recommended: CMST 290 and CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to multimedia development. The aim is to create interactive products that integrate images, sound, video, and animation following sound media design principles for optimal display in multiple media formats using Adobe Flash. Topics include storyboarding, web design, animation, motion-tweening, project management, and ethical design.
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51637 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cordi, Michael A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 351 Motion Graphics I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 320 and CMST 325. A hands-on introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and principles of digital video and motion graphics effects using Adobe After Effects. The objective is to describe digital video compositing techniques; create digital composites that combine video, text, digital images, and audio; and apply visual special effects to create professional results for use on multiple platforms, such as film, video, multimedia, and the web. Topics include techniques such as basic storyboarding, key framing, transformations, and rendering, as well as effects (including levels, curves, color correction, blur, glow, fractal noise, keying, masking, and cartoon effects).
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50666 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Tonson, Robert B. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
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50421 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yares, Ali C.K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
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51393 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Allen, Leslie G Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 386 Principles of Web Design and Technology II (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 385. Continuation of the study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The objective is to create a website promotion strategy, with search engine optimization, and produce a professional website that incorporates multimedia and scripting. Topics include website marketing, web analytics, performance, privacy, and security issues related to website production. Focus is on Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 386 or CMST 386.
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53190 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hecker, Barbara J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 388 Fundamentals of JavaScript (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 386. Recommended: CMST 290. A hands-on, project-based study of JavaScript using a structured programming approach to build dynamic, interactive web pages. The goal is to use client-side JavaScript to create interactive, cross-browser-compatible web pages that minimize security and privacy vulnerabilities. Topics include form validation, web development tools, documentation, dynamic HTML, event handling, cross-browser compatibility, cookies, and security issues. Programming projects are included. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMST 388 or CMST 398J.
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51951 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nuur, Sadiq O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 425 Advanced Image Editing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 325. Continued hands-on, project-based study of digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The objective is to identify and apply advanced design concepts, adjustments, and batch-processing techniques to creating new images and editing existing ones. Topics include more advanced terminology, tools, considerations, and processes from concept to completion. Emphasis is on advanced concepts and practical techniques to create professional images for print, web, and other electronic media. Discussion also covers ethical and legal issues.
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50667 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Robinson, Kenneth C Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 488 Advanced JavaScript (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 388. A hands-on, project-based study of web application development using advanced JavaScript technologies. The aim is to create cross-browser-compatible web applications that adhere to industry standards and minimize security risks. Topics include JavaScript libraries, user interfaces, accessibility, usability, and security. Web development projects using advanced JavaScript are included.
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50668 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Carnaghan, Ian D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
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50669 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Shannon K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
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51125 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Radhakrishnan, Veena Syllabus Course Materials
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