Burton Borlongan

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Program Director :

Computer Information Systems

480-461-7463

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

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
29366
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/15/2022 - 03/11/2022

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 29366 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 29366 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
27812
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/18/2022 - 02/06/2022

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 27812 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 27812 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
29044
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/18/2022 - 02/03/2022

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 29044 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 29044 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
27831
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/18/2022 - 02/04/2022

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 27831 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 27831 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
36376
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

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 36376 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 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
29069
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Ended

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
29367
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2022 - 05/13/2022
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

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 29367 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
30395
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

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.

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
29757
Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

Notes: Class 29757 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 29757 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).

Summer 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. Students are required to use Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 or 365 software to complete assignments which can be downloaded for free. Students must be using a PC or a MAC to complete this course. Chromebooks are not supported. Internet connectivity is needed.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15688
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

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.

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

Class 15688 Students may contact instructor at: christine.held@mesacc.edu

CIS120DB Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 3 Credits
Provides students with the knowledge and skills to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file. 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
16096
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

Open

13 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.

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
17753
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

Open

4 of 5
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2022

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

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.

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

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