Course Schedules


( IMD 120 ) Principles of Computer Graphics

This course will focus on a variety of multimedia and computer based graphics fundamentals. These core concepts will be built upon in future Interactive Multimedia Design courses at FTHC. Students will begin by defining multimedia and exploring how computer graphics have evolved over the years. Visual communication, usability and interactive design concepts will be introduced. Static and time-based media will be explored as well as industry standard terms and concepts relating to computer based graphics.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: O

Seats Available: 5 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 NA Diana Wilhite

  Section: SCH

Seats Available: 13 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  CHASE 08/23/2017 - 12/19/2017 NA Linda Drake

  Section: SEA

Seats Available: 6 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  EHS EHS 08/18/2017 - 11/08/2017 NA Keaton Tuttle

  Section: SEB

Seats Available: 8 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  EHS EHS 08/18/2017 - 11/08/2017 NA Keaton Tuttle

  Section: SER

Seats Available: 12 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  EUD 08/16/2017 - 05/15/2018 NA Noah Musser

  Section: SEU

Seats Available: 15 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  EUR EUR 08/17/2017 - 12/15/2017 NA Tonya Koehler
 

( IMD 125 ) Digital Storytelling

Telling a story through a digital medium presents many challenges and opportunities. Students will learn to combine technical skills with the art of storytelling. Experimenting with a variety of sound, still image, and video editing tools, students will learn to choose the right tool for the job. Students will develop storytelling skills including brainstorming, storyboarding, and developing a digital story. Opportunities to use digital stories in corporate training environments, classrooms, entertainment, game development, and other avenues will be discussed as well as the future of digital storytelling.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 12 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC312 08/15/2017 - 12/19/2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM T R John Decker

  Section: O

Seats Available: 11 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 NA John Decker
 

( IMD 131 ) 3D Graphics and Animation I

In this course, students will be introduced to concepts in computer modeling and basic animation. Students will complete a project that involves creating standard primitives, polygon modeling, creating materials, lights, and cameras, and finally, animating and rendering a scene. The concept of keyframing will be discussed in detail and the use of Autokey and Set Key modes in 3ds Max. Important techniques in file management and maintenance on the computer workstation will also be covered.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 10 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC312 08/15/2017 - 12/19/2017 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM T R John Decker

  Section: O

Seats Available: 14 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 NA John Decker
 

( IMD 140 ) Digital Video Production I

Students will be introduced to the basics of videography, the use of tripods and camera heads, lighting, and microphone usage. Basic editing will also be covered. Students will gain hands experience in shooting, composition and editing. The art of storytelling through the use of visual imagery will be covered. The audio portion of a video project will also be introduced, including use of microphones, audio processing software, noise reduction and compression.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 11 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC301 08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM M W John Decker
 

( IMD 150 ) Photoshop for Multimedia

During this course, students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and discuss visual communication as a multimedia professional. We will start by getting to know the workspace, tools and panels available in Photoshop. Next, we will explore selection techniques, painting and retouching, layers, smart objects, and filters. Concepts such as RGB vs. CMYK, image resolution, and file formats will be discussed. Finally, we will look at how to effectively create images for web, video, and other multimedia products.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 10 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC301 08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM M W John Decker

  Section: O

Seats Available: 13 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 NA John Decker
 

( IMD 222 ) Compositing II

Compositing II will give students the opportunity to expand upon their compositing and animation skills in Adobe After effects. Students will continue to develop their keying, animating, masking, keyframing, and compositing skills. More advanced projects including logo animation and show intro animations will be worked on. Controlling animation through “expressions” will also be introduced. The composites created in this course will be used to supplement projects in the Digital Video Production courses as well. Students will learn to develop a practical “workflow” when working in multiple software packages to complete a project. Prerequisite: IMD 190 Compositing I

2.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 13 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC301 08/15/2017 - 12/19/2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM T R John Decker
 

( IMD 230 ) Interactive Multimedia II

This course picks up where IMD 180 Interactive Multimedia leaves off and continues more in depth with Action Script – which is the programming language for Flash. Knowledge of Action Script is a must for control of nearly all advanced features in Flash. Student will focus on creating more complex and interactive projects in Flash. Prerequisite: IMD 180 Interactive Multimedia I

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 14 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC301 08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM M W John Decker
 

( IMD 240 ) Multimedia Project Design

Students will take on the role of Multimedia Project Manager in this course. Various team member roles will be discussed as well as planning, costing, designing, producing, and delivering a final product to the client. A fictional client and multimedia project will be given to each student. Students will form a plan, design a budget, set milestones, define deliverables, write a client proposal, create a production schedule, “hire” talent and crew, produce, and deliver the final product, all within the proposed budget. Prerequisite: Completion of Technical Certificate

2.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 13 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC301 08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM M W John Decker
 

( IMD 251 ) Advanced 3D Graphics & Animation Techniques

This course picks up where IMD 161 3D Graphics & Animation II leaves off and continues more in depth in 3ds Max. The focus will be on modeling and texturing for games. Creating, unwrapping, and texturing simple models will be practiced. High- and low-poly asset creation pipeline will be explored. Finally, students will model an asset that they choose, add materials and maps, create a scene, and animate the scene.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 14 of 15  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  DWN DC312 08/15/2017 - 12/19/2017 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM T R John Decker
 

( MA 090 ) Principles of Math

This course deals with the basic foundations of mathematics. Students will become equipped with a solid appreciation for the mathematical tools required to solve more complex mathematical operations. This course would benefit any student who needs help in understanding basic math skills in order to pass a placement test or a course, to obtain a specific job, or review and improve basic mathematical/computational skills. Lessons will focus on whole numbers, fractions and decimals, as well as using percent, ratios, proportions, and the application of these concepts. The course will also introduce some of the fundamentals of algebra, statistics and geometry.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 20 of 21  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  FHTC M106 08/14/2017 - 12/06/2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM M W Paul Cassity
 

( MA 097 ) Beginning Algebra

Beginning Algebra represents the development in algebraic concepts beyond Principles of Math and provides a foundation for Intermediate Algebra. Students will become equipped with a solid foundation of the mathematical tools required to work with more complex mathematical operations.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 10 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  FHTC M106 08/14/2017 - 12/06/2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM M W Paul Cassity
 

( MA 099 ) Intermediate Algebra

Students will learn and demonstrate the use of the basics of algebra such as linear equations, inequalities, polynomials and functions, factoring, and quadratic equations. The course is designed to provide the students with the math skills needed in order to succeed in College Algebra.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 26 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  FHTC M106 08/14/2017 - 12/06/2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM M W Paul Cassity
 

( MA 107 ) Technical Math

Students will learn and demonstrate the use of the basics of mathematics, algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Topics will include operations with polynomials, linear equations, systems of equations, right triangle trigonometry and basic statistical concepts. The course is designed to provide the students with the math skills needed in order to succeed in the technical courses they take.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 17 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  JEC J002 08/15/2017 - 12/07/2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM T R Paul Cassity

  Section: O

Seats Available: 16 of 20  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 NA Marci Alstatt
 

( MA 110 ) College Algebra

Students will perform algebraic functions such as basic operations, products and factoring, linear and quadratic equations, graphs, ratio and proportions, inequalities, logarithms, mathematical induction, permutations, combinations and determinants.

3.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 18 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  JEC J002 08/14/2017 - 12/06/2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM M W Paul Cassity

  Section: HEA

Seats Available: 12 of 25  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  EHS EHS 08/18/2017 - 11/08/2017 NA Scott Marshall

  Section: O

Seats Available: 7 of 20  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017 NA Lori Turner
 

( MTE 100 ) Introduction to Mastercam

2.00 Credit Hours


  Section: SEH

Seats Available: 11 of 30  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  EHS EHS 08/18/2017 - 05/22/2018 NA Gene Wirsig
 

( MTE 113 ) Manual Machining I

The student will demonstrate standards of practice and will operate manual mills and lathes to make a series of projects that teach the basics of machine tool operations. This course is a prerequisite to MTE 114 Manual Machining II.

4.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 17 of 20  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  TECH T119 08/14/2017 - 10/13/2017 12:15 PM - 03:25 PM M T W R Ronald Cahoone

  Section: B

Seats Available: 15 of 16  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  TECH T119 08/14/2017 - 10/13/2017 08:20 AM - 03:05 PM M T Ronald Cahoone
 

( MTE 114 ) Manual Machining II

The student will demonstrate standards of practice and will operate manual mills and lathes to make a series of advanced projects that teach advanced machine tool operations. Prerequisite: MTE 113 Manual Machining I

4.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 17 of 20  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  TECH T119 10/16/2017 - 12/20/2017 12:15 PM - 03:25 PM M T W R Ronald Cahoone

  Section: B

Seats Available: 15 of 16  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  TECH T119 10/16/2017 - 12/19/2017 08:20 AM - 03:05 PM M T Ronald Cahoone
 

( MTE 211 ) Basic Mill and Lathe Programming

The students will choose appropriate tooling, use correct “G” & “M” codes, generate setup sheets and calculate feeds and speeds for mills and lathes. They will translate the assigned blueprints into computer numerical controlled programs. This course is a prerequisite to MTE 212 Computerized Machine Operation, MTE 231 Advanced Mill and Computer Measurement Programming and MTE 232 Advanced Lathe Programming

4.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 9 of 16  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  TECH T119 08/14/2017 - 10/13/2017 08:20 AM - 11:30 AM M T W R Ronald Cahoone
 

( MTE 212 ) Computerized Machine Operation

The students will operate the Mitsubishi milling center and the Daewoo lathe. They will learn to home the machine, do preventive maintenance, set zero, set tool lengths, and run the preprogrammed assigned projects. Prerequisite: MTE 211 Basic Mill and Lathe Programming

4.00 Credit Hours


  Section: A

Seats Available: 9 of 16  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
  TECH T119 10/16/2017 - 12/20/2017 08:20 AM - 11:30 AM M T W R Ronald Cahoone
 

( NET 100 ) Windows Command-Line Interface Fund

Students will utilize DOS commands from the Microsoft Windows command-line interface (CLI) to manipulate the operating system and its file system.

1.00 Credit Hour


  Section: O

Seats Available: 15 of 24  

Online Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
08/22/2017 - 10/31/2017 NA Adam Starr
 

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