Digital Art and Design

Bachelor of Science

The 21st century is witnessing a transformational shift throughout society toward digital and visual media. In the years ahead, digital art and design—a comprehensive program that includes the traditional fields of graphic design, photography and animation, along with the new areas of motion capture, virtual reality and 3D printing—offers students the opportunity to develop the necessary digitally-based skill-sets for successful careers in the visually dominant art and design communities, as well as the visual side of the entertainment and information industries.

The digital art and design program combines foundational and advanced instruction and practice in a wide variety of visual design fields across a broad range of media. Utilizing the new and emerging design tools merged with traditional graphic design principles, creative still and motion photography, digital animation and 3D design along with historical 2D design principles enhance opportunities for groundbreaking visual designs.

CIC core requirements 12 credits
COM 108 Media Literacy 3
COM 202 Communication Strategies and Performance 3
COM 310 Applied Media 3
COM 482 Digital Art and Design Capstone 3
  • COM 310 also meets DSSA 300 requirement
  • COM 482 also meets DJCG 400 requirement
Free elective 17 credits
Elective 17
Total 120 credits

3-year plan

4-year plan