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:

AR111: Survey of Western Art 1
AR112: Survey of Western Art 2
BA100: Introduction to Business
BA340: Advertising
CG131: Desktop Publishing
CG231: Web Publishing
CG331: 3D Animation
CG491: Senior Seminar in Computer Graphics/Interactive Media
CI101: Introduction to Computers
CO250: Introduction to Mass Communication
CO310: Organizational Communication
CO320: Intercultural Communication
CO350: Language Choice and Communication Barriers

Thirty hours chosen from:

CI202: Introduction to Computer Information Systems
CI231: Visual Basic Programming
CI303: Data Communication Networks
CI332: Database Systems
CG141: Multimedia Authoring
CG241: 2D Animation
CG332: Advanced Web Design
CG333: Advanced 2D Animation
CG334: Advanced 3D Animation
CG377: Special Topics in Computer Graphics/Interactive Media (may be taken twice)
CG391/392: Team Project in Computer Graphics/Interactive Media (may be taken twice)
CG385/386/485/486: Internship