Jul 23, 2024  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Media & Communication Arts - Collaborative Media, Certificate

Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):

Credit Hours Required: 60

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 4

Media & Communication Arts-Collaborative Media - Additional Program Information

Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science   Media & Communication Arts-Collaborative Media 75  
Certificate   Media & Communication Arts-Collaborative Media 60  


Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Matt Busch 586.445.7435 buschm@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Michael Crumb 586.445.7435 crumbm@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Ron Hood 586.445.7435 hoodr@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Kris Mellebrand 586.445.7435 mellebrandk@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Shaun Sarcona 586.445.7435 sarconas@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Shawn Sheehan 586.445.7435 sheehans@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Bill Soule 586.445.7435 souleb@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Yoselyn Marques-Leon 586.445.7435 marquezy@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Media & Communication Arts-Collaborative Media program provides training in all Media and Communication Arts specialties. Students learn the basics skills inherent within the specialized fields of illustration, photo imaging, design, Web/interactive, digital video, and animation. This program was designed to offer students a collaborative Associate Degree or Certificate as an overview of the MACA programs.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate computer skills for the media and communication arts industry.

2. Apply the fundamentals of art and design.

3. Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking within a design-art context.

4. Demonstrate visual, presentation, and communication skills necessary for successful employment in the media and communication arts industry.

5. Demonstrate entry-level skills in a rapidly changing media and communication arts industry.

6. Apply mathematical concepts indicative of the media and communication arts industry.

7. Demonstrate a professional work ethic.

8. Examine the basics of the Internet, web pages, and web graphics.

9. Execute basic animation, polygonal, modeling, and rendering practice methods to solve problems, approaching them systematically and exploring solutions.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.