Burton Borlongan

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Program Director :

Computer Information Systems

Office: BP 43A - Room: 53

480-461-7463

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM4:00 PM - 5:00 PM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

Monday/Wednesday Office Hours are also in the BA Multi-Use lab

Classes Taught

Spring 2023

CIS120DL Introduction to Adobe After Effects 3 Credits
Includes creating visual effects for video projects. Explores techniques and methodologies used to create shots for big budget special effects. Topics include color and light matching, keying, motion tracking, rotoscoping and working with film.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS120DA, or CIS120DK, or permission of Instructor.
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
29828
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/14/2023 - 02/03/2023

Class Ended

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 29828 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 29828 Students will have 8 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home and in the labs. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information.

CIS230DA 3D Studio Max: Materials 3 Credits
Emphasis on creating and applying materials and textures to three-dimensional environments. Techniques for creating skins, surfaces, and shading types for objects, environments and characters will be explored. Original textures, both life-like and imaginary, will be created using 3D Studio Max and a 2D computer graphics software application.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS130DA, or CIS120DF, or CIS120DG, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28437
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/17/2023 - 02/05/2023

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

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 28437 Students will have 14 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home and in the labs. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information.

Class 28437 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

CIS230DB 3D Studio Max: Lighting and Rendering 3 Credits
Emphasis on lighting and rendering for three-dimensional environments. Techniques for illuminating scenes and characters will be explored. Prepare scenes for rendering to video, film and real-time rendering using 3D Studio Max.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS130DA, or permission of instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29537
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/17/2023 - 02/02/2023

Class Ended

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 29537 Students will have 14 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home and in the labs. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information.

Class 29537 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

CIS251 Computer Game Development - Level II 3 Credits
Advanced object-oriented game development, advanced game design, and advanced game theory. Use of game development software tools to demonstrate advanced concepts for modeling real-time simulations and creating computer games using object oriented development tools. In depth coverage of game programming (scripting) techniques, and decision logic using object oriented techniques.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS151, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28453
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/17/2023 - 02/03/2023

Class Ended

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 28453 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 28453 Students will have 14 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home and in the labs. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information.

CIS298AB Special Projects 2 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
31119
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

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.

Class 31119 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

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
29556
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

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
30638
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

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.

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

CIS290AC Computer Information Systems Internship 3 Credits
Work experience in business or industry.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30170
Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Class Started

Notes: Class 30170 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 30170 This class is available for students completing their last year of the digital design or game technology programs. 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).

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