Burton Borlongan

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Program Director :

Computer Information Systems

480-461-7463

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

CIS107 The Electronic Game Industry 3 Credits
Introduction to the electronic game industry, including history, market, distribution and publishing channels, business models, team roles, and career landscape. Technical topics covered include software engineering, artificial intelligence, game physics, computer graphics, and networking.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28401
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 10/14/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28401 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

CIS298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38064
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: Class 38064 is available for students completing the last year of their program. Contact instructor for a permission code to enroll. There is no textbook for this section

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Fall Flex Start 2022

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30211
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 30211 Students may contact instructor at burton.borlongen@mesacc.edu

CIS120DC Introduction to Adobe Animate 3 Credits
Focuses on entry-level skill expectations for digital animation using Adobe Animate. Covers basic animation techniques used in the creation, manipulation, and editing of animation graphics. Prepares students for the Adobe certifications related to Adobe Animate. Prerequisites: None.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28417
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at burton.borlongen@mesacc.edu

CIS130DA 3D Studio Max: Modeling 3 Credits
Introduction to 3D modeling using 3D Studio Max. Emphasis will be placed on polygonal, solid, and surface modeling tools. Students will also understand concepts such as modifiers, sub-object editing, extruding, Booleans, lofting, lathing and compound object modeling. Introduction to basic lighting, texturing and rendering techniques.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29979
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
10/18/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

CIS151 Computer Game Development -Level I 3 Credits
Introduction to object-oriented game development, game design, and game theory. Use of computer software to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate game development platform to model real-time simulations and create computer games using object oriented tools. Introduction to developing PC games, educational software, and training software using windows based object oriented developments tools.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30224
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30224 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

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