2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: DFTG 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC, RLC

Course Title: Basic Computer-Aided Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinate systems, and plot/print to scale. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1409. The student may register for either DFTG 1309 or DFTG 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Drafting for Specific Occupations

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Discussion of theory and practice with drafting methods and the terminology required for non-drafting majors to prepare working drawings in their occupational fields. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DFTG 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Architectural Blueprint Reading

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Introductory.
Course Description: The fundamentals of blueprint reading for the construction industry will be examined. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1317 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 8, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Architectural Drafting – Residential

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices, terms, and symbols with emphasis on light frame construction methods. Students will prepare detailed working drawings for residential structures. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1417. The student may register for either DFTG 1317 or DFTG 1417 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Blueprint Reading and Sketching

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to reading and interpreting working drawings for fabrication processes and associated trades. Use of sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1425. The student may register for either DFTG 1325 or DFTG 1425 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Electro-Mechanical Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic course including layout and design of electro-mechanical equipment from engineering notes and sketches. Emphasis on drawing of electronic equipment control panels, interior hardware, exterior enclosures, detailed and assembly drawings with a parts list, and flat pattern layouts. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Mechanical Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An intermediate course covering detail drawings with proper dimensioning and tolerances, use of sectioning techniques, common fasteners, isometrics and oblique drawings, including bill of materials. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics include CAD equipment, software selection and interface; setting up a CAD workstation; upgrading a computer to run advanced CAD software; storage devices; storing, retrieving, back-up and sharing databases; file servers and local area networks (LANs); and transferring drawing files over the Internet. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Parametric Modeling and Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Parametric-based design software for 3D design and drafting. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1445. The student may register for either DFTG 1345 or DFTG 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1358 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Electrical/Electronics Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the principles of layout of electrical and electronic drawings, stressing modern representation used for block diagrams, schematic diagrams, logic diagrams, wiring/assembly drawings, printed circuit board layouts, motor control diagrams, power distribution diagrams, and electrical one-line diagrams. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1395 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Technical Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the principles of drafting to include terminology and fundamentals, including size and shape descriptions, projection methods, geometric construction, sections, auxiliary views, and reproduction processes. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1305. The student may register for either DFTG 1405 or DFTG 1305 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Basic Computer-Aided Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems and plot/print to scale. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1309. The student may register for either DFTG 1309 or DFTG 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1417 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Architectural Drafting - Residential

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices, terms, and symbols. Preparation of detailed working drawings for residential structures. Emphasis on light frame construction methods. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1317. The student may register for either DFTG 1417 or DFTG 1317 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Blueprint Reading and Sketching

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to reading and interpreting working drawings for fabrication processes and associated trades. Use of sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1325. The student may register for either DFTG 1325 or DFTG 1425 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1430 (4 Credit Hours) New course added May 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Civil Drafting I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation of civil drawings including drafting methods and principles used in civil engineering. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Parametric Modeling and Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Parametric-based design software for 3D design and drafting. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1345. The student may register for either DFTG 1345 or DFTG 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1493 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 1495 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Technical Illustration and Presentation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1309 or DFTG 1409.
Course Description: Topics include pictorial drawing including isometrics, obliques, perspectives, charts, and graphs. Emphasis on rendering and using different media. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Basic Integrated Circuit Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The study of layout and design of integrated circuits. Instruction in layout technology and laboratory exercises to enable students to layout simple digital integrated circuits from schematic diagrams and design rules. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2319 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of practices and techniques used in basic computer-aided drafting including the development and use of prototype drawings, construction of pictorial drawings, extracting data, and basics of 3D. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2419. The student may register for either DFTG 2319 or DFTG 2419 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Topographical Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in map drafting. Emphasis is given to plotting of surveyors field notes, plotting elevations, contour drawings, plan and profiles, and laying out traverses. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced techniques, including the use of a customized system. Presentation of advanced drawing applications, such as three-dimensional solids modeling and linking graphic entities to external non-graphic data. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2432. The student may register for either DFTG 2332 or DFTG 2432 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: DFTG 1309.
Course Description: Use parametric-based software for mechanical design for advanced modeling and analysis. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2435. The student may register for either DFTG 2335 or DFTG 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Computer-Aided Drafting Programming

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Emphasis on the productivity of CAD software through development of computer-aided drafting programs with emphasis on database design, access techniques, and structure methods with particular application in engineering graphics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2338 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Final Project - Advanced Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2438. The student may register for either DFTG 2338 or DFTG 2438 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Advanced Technical Animation and Rendering

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced three-dimensional (3-D) modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software. Includes organic modeling techniques, particle and volumetric effects, and setting up a model with weight maps, hierarchies, and constraints. Emphasizes advanced use of camera settings, lighting, and surface to create detailed environments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: DFTG 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Machine Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Production of detail and assembly drawings of machines, threads, gears, utilizing tolerances, limit dimensioning, and surface finishes. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Basic Computer-Aided Drafting or the approval of the instructor.
Course Description: Continuation of practices and techniques in computer-aided design including the development and use of prototype drawings, construction of pictorial drawings, extracting data, and basics of 3D. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2319. The student may register for either DFTG 2319 or DFTG 2419 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2423 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Pipe Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of pipe fittings, symbols, specifications and their applications to a piping process system. Creation of symbols and their usage in flow diagrams, plans, elevations, and isometrics. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2428 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Architectural Drafting-Commercial

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation of architectural drawings for commercial structures with emphasis on construction methods, including architectural drafting procedures, practices, governing codes, accessibility requirements, terms and symbols. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2328. The student may register for either DFTG 2338 or DFTG 2428 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Advanced Technologies in Architectural Design and Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: DFTG 1417.
Course Description: Use of architectural specific software to execute the elements required in designing standard architectural exhibits utilizing custom features to create walls, windows and specific design requirements for construction in residential/commercial and industrial architecture. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the use of system customization for drawing production enhancement and the principles of data manipulation. Presentation of advanced applications, such as three-dimensional objects creation and linking graphic entities to external non-graphic data. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2332. The student may register for either DFTG 2332 or DFTG 2432 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: DFTG 1409.
Course Description: Use parametric based mechanical design software for mechanical assembly design and drafting. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2335. The student may register for either DFTG 2335 or DFTG 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Final Project–Advanced Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2338. The student may register for either DFTG 2338 or DFTG 2438 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Solid Modeling/Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A computer-aided modeling course. Development of three-dimensional drawings and models from engineering sketches and orthographic drawings and utilization of three-dimensional models in design work. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2340. The student may register for either DFTG 2440 or DFTG 2340 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: DFTG 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Advanced Pipe Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of pipe drafting concepts building on the basic principles acquired in pipe drafting. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: GRPH 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Digital Pre-Press

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and techniques for pre-press preparation using industry standard software for final file output. Topics include the procedures and problems involved in computer file preparation ranging from trapping, color separations, and resolutions to printing basics and service bureaus. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


Course Number: IMED 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Digital Media

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A survey of the theories, elements, and hardware/software components of digital media. Emphasis on conceptualizing and producing digital media presentations. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Web Design I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in web design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. This course is cross-listed as IMED 1416. The student may register for either IMED 1316 or IMED 1416 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Interactive Digital Media I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to create interactive digital media applications and/or animations using industry standard authoring software. This course is cross-listed as IMED 1445. The student may register for either IMED 1345 or IMED 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Writing for Digital Media

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Written communication for digital media environments including professional websites or other digital content. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: IMED 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: Web Design I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in web design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. This course is cross-listed as IMED 1316. The student may register for either IMED 1316 or IMED 1416 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Interactive Digital Media I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to create interactive multimedia applications and/or animations using industry standard authoring software. This course is cross-listed as IMED 1345. The student may register for either IMED 1345 or IMED 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Internet Commerce

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for electronic commerce. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2409. The student may register for either IMED 2309 or IMED 2409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, RLC

Course Title: Portfolio Development

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation and enhancement of portfolio to meet professional standards, development of presentation skills, and improvement of job-seeking techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Project Analysis and Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of two semesters of multimedia coursework.
Course Description: Application of the planning and production processes for digital media projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2413. The student may register for either IMED 2313 or IMED 2413 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Web Design II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: A study of mark-up language advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, cultural appearance, and legal issues. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2415. The student may register for either IMED 2315 or IMED 2415 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Interactive Digital Media II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: IMED 1345 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of scripting languages to create interactive digital media applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Internet Server Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Web server software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Includes scripting, and website. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2449. The student may register for either IMED 2349 or IMED 2449 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Digital Media Programming

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: Advanced topics in digital media programming including custom scripts for data tracking. Emphasis on developing digital media programs customized to the client''s needs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of the Level I Multimedia Certificate.
Course Description: An experience external to the college for an advanced student in the field of interactive media. The internship involves a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. (15 Ext.)


Course Number: IMED 2409 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, MVC

Course Title: Internet Commerce

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for electronic commerce. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2309. The student may register for either IMED 2309 or IMED 2409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Project Analysis and Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Application of the planning and production processes for digital media projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2313. The student may register for either IMED 2313 or IMED 2413 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2415 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Web Design II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: Mark-up language and advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, cultural appearance, and legal issues. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2315. The student may register for either IMED 2315 or IMED 2415 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: IMED 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, MVC

Course Title: Internet Server Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Web server software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Includes scripting, and website. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2349. The student may register for either IMED 2349 or IMED 2449 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Photo Digital Imaging I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to computer and software instruction for imaging. Includes color, gray scale, image conversion, presentation, and ethics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 1311 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 28, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Fundamentals of Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to camera operation and image production, composition, correct exposure, and proper lighting. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2301 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 28, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Intermediate Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: PHTC 1311.
Course Description: Continuation of Fundamentals of Photography. Emphasizes social, portrait, studio, fashion, theatrical, publicity, and event photography. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Architectural Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the equipment, processes, and procedures necessary for the photography of building exteriors and interiors, dusk/night and night architectural landscapes, and construction progress. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Fashion Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in fashion photography in terms of trends and techniques included in studio and location work. Emphasizes model direction and lighting control. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Photo Digital Imaging II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Continued skill development in the use of the computer for retouching, copying, photographic restoration, color correction, data importation, composite imaging, and background dropout and replacement. Advanced concepts in the use of the computer and software for photographic manipulation and output. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.