MMD Majors Fall 2021 Registration Update

This information is for Multimedia Programming and Design (MMD) majors for Fall 2021.

Registration Availability

All MMP and MMA classes are open for registration! Now is a great time to register as you have the most flexibility in building your schedule.

Most courses will be online either synchronous or asynchronous. There will be a limited number of face-to-face sections, mostly introductory classes. See Face-to-face classes for Fall 2021 below for more info

Summer 2021 Tuition Waivers

With the summer waiver, the school pays for the tuition and you pay the fees. Register for an eligible summer course by May 1 (summer 1) or June 15 (summer 2) for priority selection for a waiver. If you have questions email Academic Advisement & Transfer Center at

There are two types of waivers

  1. Petrie Completion Waiver
    1. To be eligible you can only  have three (3) or fewer courses left to complete your degree.
    2. If you’re eligible then any course that counts for your degree can have the tuition waiver (up to one course in summer 1 and one course in summer 2.
  2. STEM Waiver
    1. This applies only to STEM courses. It must be one of the listed courses below and count for your major.

The following MEA courses are eligible for STEM Tuition waivers in Summer and count for your major:

  • MEA 201 (Professional Development and Career Planning in Media Arts and Technology)
  • MEA 371 (Media Arts and Technology Internship)
  • MMP 100 (Introduction to Multimedia)
  • MMA 100 (Foundations of Digital Graphic Design)
  • ANI 260 (Introduction to 2D Animation)
  • ANI 401 (Introduction to 3D Animations)
  • ANI 402 (3D Animation Projects)
  • MEA 201 (Professional Development and Career Planning in Media Arts and Technology)
  • Your Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning course
  • Your Life and Physical Science course

See this page on the BMCC website for more information:

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Summer 2021 Sessions Start and End Dates

Face-to-face (in-person) classes for Fall 2021

While most classes will be online in Fall 2021, we are working on the logistics to offer a limited number of in-person classes. some will be fully in-person and some hybrid of in-person and online. The possible courses are: MMP 100, MMA 100, MMP 200, MMP 210, MMP 250 and ANI 260.

Check back here for more information as the details are worked out.

Study Labs Fall 2021

We do plan on opening computer labs for you to use to do homework in Fall 2021. The number of labs and the process for using them will be posted closer to the start of the Fall semester.


If you want to take the internship class, MEA 371 Media Arts and Technology Internship, then you will need to register on Career Express and attend an Internship Information Session. The Office of Internships and Experiential Learning registers you. You can’t register yourself on CUNYfirst.

To register for MEA 371 please read this post.

New Courses

Flyers attached for ANI 360 and MMP 270. The MEA courses count differently for each major.

  • ANI 360 2D Animation Projects: you will use industry standard 2D animation software to make original animations in traditional hand-drawn animation as well as cutout and stop-motion animation.
  • MMP 270 Introduction to Video Game Design: Topics include Principles of Game Design, basic programming, graphics and animation, sound design, publishing and distribution.
  • MEA 300 Special Topics Courses: each section is different. All MEA 300 courses require Department Permission for registration. Use to ask for permission.
    • MEA 300 1000, Topic: Documentary Production
      • Learn the process and practice of making a documentary film. Prof Shari Mekonen,
    • MEA 300 1300, Topic: America on Film
      • This new course will examine the battle to diversify what we see on-screen and will examine how films have both reflected and shaped American attitudes about ourselves as individuals and as a nation. view PDF flyer Prof Agustin McCarthy

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