Multimedia Programming and Design (A.S.)

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Multimedia makes use of various combinations of text, audio, images, animation, and/or video in a presentation, website or other form of communication. This specialty has become increasingly popular in business, education, advertising, science and technology industries.

Technical + Creative

The Multimedia Programming and Design program will prepare you for a career in companies and organizations that develop, produce or market multimedia products, programs or services. You will learn both the technical and creative aspects of this field and how to collaborate with others on projects.

Choose From Three Areas of Study

You can select one of three concentrations in this major:

  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • UX and Web Design

Upon successful completion of the curriculum, you will receive an Associate in Science degree (A.S.) and have the option transfer to senior institutions such as York, NYU or New York City College of Technology to continue your studies.

Transfer Options

BMCC has articulation agreements with CUNY NYC College of Technology to allow you to seamlessly continue your education there without any loss of credits.

Explore Careers

BMCC is committed to  students’ long-term success and will help you explore professional opportunities. Undecided? No problem. The college offers Career Coach for salary and employment information, job postings and a self-discovery assessment to help students find their academic and career paths. Visit Career Express to make an appointment with a career advisor, search for jobs or sign-up for professional development activities with the Center for Career Development. Students can also visit the Office of Internships and Experiential Learning to gain real world experience in preparation for a four-year degree and beyond. These opportunities are available to help BMCC students build a foundation for future success.

Explore career paths for Multimedia Programming and Design (pdf)


Required Common Core

Flexible Core1

Curriculum Requirements

Experiential Learning


Discipline Sequences

Choose 6 credits from one of the following sequences:

Game Design

3 CRS. 4 HRS.
MMP 271
3D Game Development


UX and Web Design

Web Design
3 CRS. 4 HRS.
MMP 202
Introduction to User Experience Design


Graphic Design

Program Electives3
Advised Electives4
General Electives5
Total Curriculum Requirements
Total Program Requirements


Please note, these requirements are effective for people starting in the 2024-2025 catalog year or later. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.


  1. No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.
  2. Students are required to take MMP 100.
  3. Choose two courses from the following: MMP 202, MMP 210, MMP 310, MMP 240, MMP 350, MMA 235, MMA 215, MMA 225, MMP 270, MMP 271, MEA 211, MEA 300, ANI 260, ANI 401 or any 200-level or higher MMA or MMP course. Classes cannot count both as a MMD Program Elective and for another program requirement.
  4. Choose three credits from: MEA 111, ART 102, ART 104, ART 106, ART 107, ART 133, ART 233, ART 166, ART 174, ART 176, ART 183, MUS 123, BUS 110.5, BUS 200, CIS 165, CSC 101, CSC 110, CSC 111, COM 240, COM 245, SBE 100.
  5. Any credit bearing course at BMCC counts for the General Elective.  These credits can also be satisfied by taking STEM variants in the Common Core.

Media Arts and Technology Department

199 Chambers Street, Room S-622
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 346-8525

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-8 p.m.
11 a.m.-7 p.m.