Curriculum

The Digital Art and Design (DART) program prepares students for the engaging field of digital design and gaming. Offering a foundation for a broad understanding of digital media, this major stresses the aesthetics of design and effective technology for an engaging, interactive experience. Students will learn visual and technical skills, such as design principles, digital art creation, animation, and web development, to create interactive projects in the digital environment. These interactive digital arts and technology courses are combined with communication and business practices to best prepare the student to enter the workplace.

The Digital Art and Design major requires 54 credits including:

Required Courses (36 credits)

ART 111: Survey of Western Art I
ART 112: Survey of Western Art II
ART 221: Drawing Fundamentals
CGR 130: Computer Graphics Introduction
CGR 135: Design Studies
CGR 201: Graphic Design
CGR 231: Web Design I
CGR 240: Digital Illustration I
CGR 241: 2D Animation
CGR 250: Digital Imaging I
CGR 270: 3D Animation I
CGR 495: Senior Seminar

Plue Electives (18 credits)

Any CGR or ART courses not already included on the required list.
Note: an Internship or Independent Study may replace one of the CGR elective courses.

The Digital Art and Design minor requires 24 credits:

CGR 130: Computer Graphics Introduction
CGR 201: Graphic Design I
CGR 231: Web Design I
CGR 240: Digital Illustration I
CGR 250: Digital Imaging I
Three elective CGR courses