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Majors and More

 

Bachelor of Science in Digital Information Design with a concentration in Interactive Media

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Oral Communication Met in major with WRIT 465 0
Technology Met in major with CSCI 151 0
Intensive Writing Met in major with WRIT 465 0-3
Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3
Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives See approved list

3

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills    
    MATH 151 or a MATH that includes Calculus or has Calculus as a pre-requisite  (3-4)
    Additional Quantitative Course See approved list; (0-4)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  [If 2 courses taken, must be in two different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth]

(3-8)

Subtotal   35-41
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Information Design Core  

28

CSCI 151

Overview of Computer Science

3

DESF 161 Intro to Computer Imaging 3
DIFD 141 Introduction to Web Application Design

4

DIFD 311 Digital Culture and Society

3

DIFD 321 Information Systems and Organizations

3

DIFD 322 Visual Design of Complex Systems

3

DIFD 415 Law and Ethics for Digital Media

3

DIFD 451 Senior Synthesis

3

VCOM 262 Introduction to Web Design 3
 
Interactive Media Concentration  

55

ARTH 176 Intro to Art History from Renaissance to Present

3

CSCI 207 Intro to Computer Science

4

CSCI 243 Programming for the Web 3
DESF 120 Rapid Visualization Drawing

3

DESF 150 Design Studio Skills

3

DESF 151 Design Fundamentals  
DESF 154 Design and Color 3
DESF 189 Design Studio Fundamentals

0

VCOM 258 Introduction to Typography 3
VCOM 259 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
VCOM 300 Specialization Portfolio Review 0
VCOM 355 Design Concepts

3

VCOM 362 Interactive Media

3

VCOM 363 Multimedia Design I

3

VCOM 374 History of Graphic Design and Illustration 3
VCOM 462 Interface Design in Alternative e-media

3

VCOM 463 Multimedia Design II

3

VCOM 578 Professional Portfolio and Practices 3
Choose two courses from one of the following groups:

6

Mass communication    
MCOM 226 Multimedia Storytelling & Production

3

MCOM 241 Media Writing

3

 
Music    
MUST 531 & 532 Computer Music Composition I & II

6

 
Illustration/Graphic Design    
VCOM 222 Visual Thinking and Symbolic Communication

3

VCOM 358 Intermediate Typography

3

VCOM 392 Special Topics in Visual Communication Design 3
VCOM 453 Corporate Identity 3
     
Course Supporting the Concentration    
WRIT 465 Preparation of Oral & Written Reports 3
Total  

121-127

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

Last Updated: 6/24/20