Burton Borlongan

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

Office: BP 43A - Room: 53

480-461-7463

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
   

Online

Online

    By appointment

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Office Hours are in my office at BP-53, as well as in Webex.

Thursday Office Hours are in Webex only.

Friday is by appointment only.

https://maricopa.webex.com/meet/bborlongan

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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.

Course Notes: Students in this class 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
27985

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/13/2024 - 02/02/2024

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 27985 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.

Class 27985 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

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
26679

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/16/2024 - 02/04/2024

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 26679 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 26679 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
27710

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/16/2024 - 02/01/2024

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 27710 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 27710 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

CIS243 Internet/Web Development Level III 3 Credits

Development of interactive websites with graphics, video, and sound using advanced web design techniques and tools. Design theory for maximizing web readership, interactive and multimedia elements, speed and accessibility optimization, and intuitive user interfaces.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS233DA, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28020

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/16/2024 - 02/02/2024

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 28020 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 28020 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

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
26695

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/16/2024 - 02/02/2024

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 26695 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Class 26695 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
29124
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 29124 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
27729
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

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
34293
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

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.

Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@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
26670
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way Room 403

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2024 - 05/10/2024
Th
5:20 PM - 7:00 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 26670 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required.

Class 26670 Students may contact burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu for more information.

28733

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

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

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
28750
Dobson Campus

Online Course

Independent Study
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

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/or Web Technology degree programs.

Summer 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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
14730

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

20 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

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

Fall 2024

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
13359
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 10/11/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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 13359 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

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.

Course Notes: Students in this class 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
13372

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

20 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

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
14590
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
10/15/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 14590 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@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
14764

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

19 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 14764 Students may contact instructor at: burton.borlongan@mesacc.edu

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