Creative Media Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(68–70 credits)

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 68-70 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and V; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition 34
Area II: Mathematics
Mathematics Appreciation 3, 43
Area III: Laboratory Science
Select any four-credit course from New Mexico General Education Requirements Area III 2
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Perspectives on Film 33
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective
COMM 253GPublic Speaking 33
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Core Requirements
HIST or PHIL general education course 2, 33
ART 110GVisual Concepts 33
or ART 150 Drawing I
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
CMT 130Introduction to Web Design3
CMT 142Computer Illustration3
CMT 145Image Processing I3
CMT 1502D Animation3
CMT 160Modeling and Animation3
CMT 180Design Principles3
CMT 190Digital Video Production I3
CMT 195Digital Video Editing I3
CMT 206Principles of Sound3
CMT 221Internship3
or CMT 223 Media Production Services
CMT 292Creative Media Studio3
CMT 295Professional Portfolio Design and Development3
ENGL 232Script Development and Storyboarding 33
or ENGL 235 Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media
Electives, to bring the total credits to 68
Select 6-8 credits from the following:6-8
Drawing I 33
Print Media I3
Evolution of Electronic Games3
3-D Character Design3
3D Shading and Lighting Techniques3
Critical Game Studies3
Cinematography3
Digital Video Production II3
Digital Video Editing II3
Internship1-3
Pre-production Management3
Media Production Services1-3
Advanced Character Animation3
Level Design Concepts3
Web Design II3
Advanced Computer Illustration3
Game Tools and Techniques3
Typography3
Advanced Camera Techniques3
3D Special Effects3
Script Development and Storyboarding 33
Beginning Acting 33
Other approved graphics elective
Total Credits68-70