Winthrop University: Majors and More - Bachelor of Science in Digital Information Design with a concentration in Interactive Media

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 User Experience Design 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 101 Design Process, Methods and Mindsets 3
DESF 120 Design Drawing 3
DESF 154 Design and Color 3
VCOM 151 Design Fundamentals 3
VCOM 258 Introduction to Typography 3
VCOM 259 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
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 Motion Graphics 2 3
VCOM 578 Professional Portfolio and Practices 3
Choose two courses from any of the following :

6

MCOM 226 Multimedia Storytelling & Production 3
MCOM 241 Media Writing 3
MUST 531  Computer Music Composition I & II 3
MUST 532 Computer Music Composition II 3
DESF 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: 7/13/22