2016-2017 Catalog

Specialized Technology Areas

To enhance the student learning experience, MCC provides state-of-the-art equipment and up-to-date software at numerous locations throughout the College. The College has a dedicated Academic Data Center where students experience the operation and use of the newest technologies in IT. MCC information technology students are being introduced to and utilize virtualization technology, cloud computing, and data center management. MCC information technology is also giving students experience in using mobile devices and developing mobile applications. Students have access to information technology resources via the Internet and on all campuses.

The visual arts lab at the Elkhorn Valley Campus houses state-of-the-art hardware and software in support of the College’s visual arts programs. The lab has the latest versions of design software such as the full suite of Adobe's Creative Cloud, and Corel painter to assist students of photography, graphic design, and visual arts. Animation students can access high-powered processors with specialty software including Maya, Mudbox, Dragon Frame, and Cinema 4D. Hands-on drawing skills are enhanced through the use of Wacom tablets and Cintiq pressure-sensitive monitors. All visual art students benefit from high-quality color and large format printers.