Burton Borlongan

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Program Director :

Computer Information Systems

480-461-7463

Classes Taught

Spring 2021

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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33701
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/16/2021 - 03/12/2021

Open

14 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 33701 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 33701 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
31840
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/19/2021 - 02/07/2021

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 31840 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 31840 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
33300
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/19/2021 - 02/04/2021

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 33300 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 33300 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
31861
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/19/2021 - 02/05/2021

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 31861 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 31861 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.

CIS285 Computer Information Systems Capstone Project 3 Credits
Students will create a capstone project with opportunities for individualized research and application of aggregate technology and professional knowledge and skills obtained throughout the student's program of study. Focus on communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and project management skills.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38304
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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.

Please contact the instructor at burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu for enrollment information. Enrollment is by permission only and is for students in the Digital Media and Game Technology degree programs. This course is replacing CIS298AC Special Projects.

Spring Flex Start 2021

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
33336
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 33336 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

CIS130DB 3D Studio Max: Animation 3 Credits
Introduction to three-dimensional animation tools and principles, with an emphasis on character construction and animation. 3D Studio Max will be the primary application for use in this class.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33702
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/02/2021 - 05/14/2021
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 33702 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongen@mesacc.edu

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
38067
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

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.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
34215
Dobson Campus
INST OFF
Field Based
Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Class Started

Notes: Class 34215 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

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