Electronic Publishing - Associate of Applied Science

60 credits

The Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Publishing will prepare students for positions in advertising and marketing areas. Students will have a working knowledge of design principles for print media, illustrations and images used in marketing products.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 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. New Mexico General Education Requirements

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 IV, and V; students do not need to take additional courses to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition4
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Select one from the following:
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy4
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
Contemporary Problems in Biology4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
Introduction to Computer Science4
Introductory Environmental Science4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Introductory Geology4
The Great Ideas of Physics4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Introduction to Psychology3
Introductory Sociology
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following:
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History
Perspectives on Literature3
Perspectives on Film
Literature and Culture
General Education Elective
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication3
Core Requirements
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
Other Course Requirements
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra3
or OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians
Major Requirements
OECS 105Introduction to Information Technology3
CMT 108Introduction to Media Technologies3
CMT 142Computer Illustration3
CMT 145Image Processing I3
CMT 180Design Principles3
CMT 221Internship3
CMT 295Professional Portfolio Design and Development3
OECS 280Desktop Publishing I3
Select a minimum of 13 credits from the following:13
Total Credits60

A Suggested Plan of Study

This roadmap assumes student  placement in MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra   and ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and english. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology 3
CMT 108 Introduction to Media Technologies 3
CMT 142 Computer Illustration 3
CMT 145 Image Processing I 3
Elective in ART, C S, CMT, MATH, OECS 3
CMT 180 Design Principles 3
CMT 221 Internship 3
CMT 295 Professional Portfolio Design and Development 3
OECS 280 Desktop Publishing I 3
Elective in ART, C S, CMT, MATH, OECS 3
Any available course from Year Two (fall/spring semesters) can be taken in the Summer  
Second Year
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
PSY 201G
Introduction to Psychology
or Introductory Sociology
Select one 4 credit Laboratory Science, with lab 1 4
Select one Area V: Humanities course 1 3
ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication 3
Principles of Human Communication
or Public Speaking
MATH 120
Intermediate Algebra
or Mathematics for Technicians
Any ART, C S, CMT, ENLG, MATH, OECS Elective to reach 60 credits 7
 Total Credits60