Media Arts and Game Development - Communication/Gaming Emphasis Requirements (BA/BS)

Major Requirements - 42 units
Required Core:15
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA ARTS AND GAME DEVELOPMENT
VISUAL DESIGN FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
DRAWING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
Select two of these three courses:
WEB DEVELOPMENT
INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION
GAME DEVELOPMENT
Select three of the following:8-9
VIDEO PRODUCTION I: FUNDAMENTALS OF VIDEO
AUDIO PRODUCTION I: FUNDAMENTALS OF AUDIO
SOCIAL MEDIA OPTIMIZATION & THE NEW WEB
WEB VIDEO & THE GAME INDUSTRY - GAMEZOMBIE PRACTICUM
SOUND AND IMAGE: AN EXPLORATION OF SOUND FOR/WITH VISUAL MEDIA (GA)
VIDEO GAMES AND LEARNING
WEB DEVELOPMENT
INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION
GAME DEVELOPMENT
ELECTRONIC MUSIC AND SOUND DESIGN 1
Select two of the following:6
VIDEO PRODUCTION II: MEDIA STORYTELLING
AUDIO PRODUCTION II: ADVANCED AUDIO TECHNIQUES
VIDEO PRODUCTION III: CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL MEDIA
AUDIO III: STUDIO PRODUCTION
GAME STUDIES AND DESIGN
NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
INTERNSHIP IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA
INDEPENDENT STUDY
MEDIA ARTS AND GAME DEVELOPMENT TEAM PROJECTS
Select two of the following from the Visual Media Design Emphasis and/or Technology Emphasis:6
VISUAL DESIGN FOR THE WEB
HD/DV DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS
INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DESIGN
3D MODELING-IMAGING-ANIMATION I
MOTION GRAPHIC ANIMATION STUDIO I
ADVANCED WEB DESIGN STUDIO
ADVANCED HD DV MOTION CAPTURE STUDIO
3D MODELING-ANIMATION II
ILLUSTRATION II
MOTION GRAPHIC ANIMATION STUDIO II
SPECIAL STUDIES
INDEPENDENT STUDIES
INTRODUCTION TO C++ (GM)
INTERMEDIATE C++
DATA STRUCTURES
INTRODUCTION TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
INTERNSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
SPECIAL STUDIES
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Capstones
MAGD 487MEDIA ARTS CAPSTONE - PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT3
MAGD 488MEDIA ARTS AND GAME DEVELOPMENT TEAM PROJECTS3
Total Units41-42
Writing Requirement
Select one of the following:3
CRITICAL WRITING IN MULTIMEDIA CONTEXTS (GH)
CREATIVE WRITING (GH)
WRITING FOR THE WEB
ADVANCED COMPOSITION
TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITING
SCREENWRITING
Or approved substitute

A cumulative combined or transfer GPA of at least 2.5 is required to declare this major.

A GPA of at least 2.5 is required to continue and graduate in the major.

An approved minor is required for this major