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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

Media Arts and Entertainment Technology, A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science
Fine Arts & Social Science

Program Code: MAET2

Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005

Phone: (810) 762-0332

This program focuses on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed in the fields of video, cinema, television, audio, radio, music and live event production. The curriculum integrates a wide range of pre-production, production, and post-production experiences with the insights offered by media aesthetics, history, theory, and analysis.  A heavy emphasis will be placed on the creation of content and messages that are compelling, effective and of substantial quality. Graduates will find a wide range of professional employment, both in Michigan and nationally, including positions in the motion picture film, cable and broadcasting industries, with recording studios and concert venues, for streaming media websites, at advertising agencies and post-production houses, or with corporations, school systems, churches, and non-profits. Others will transfer to a four-year college or university to further their studies, or go into business for themselves and start their own production companies.

Group Total: Credits 33 / 37-44 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 12 / 12-15 Contact Hours

Recommended Elective Courses

  • Program does not specify Recommended Elective Courses for degree completion Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

Humanities (3 credits)

  • Select one ART., MUS., or THTR course Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours

Social Science (6 credits)

  • Complete two Social Science courses from different disciplines Credits 6 / 6 Contact Hours

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

  • Test out by placing into MATH 130  or higher on the MCC Placement test OR Complete any 100 level or higher Mathematics course Credits 3-4 / 3-4 Contact Hours

Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

  • Credits should be selected according to your degree program from Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, and Natural Science

Group Total: Credits 18 / 18 Contact Hours

Computer Competency Requirement

Beginning 2016, demonstration of computer competency is a degree requirement at Mott Community College

Computer competency can be demonstrated by one of two ways:

NOTE: Some programs require taking COMG-153; for these programs, the Test-Out option is not available. For those programs that do not require COMG-153, the competency test-out option is available and can be taken in the Academic Testing Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Mott Library.

Program Total: Credits 63 / 67-77 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

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