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  • Digital Arts and Sciences, Arts

    The B.A. in digital arts and sciences crosses college boundaries between communications, engineering and the arts. Students will become versed in contemporary issues in social and interactive media, critical thinking and creative design solutions. The DAS graduate will gain experience working in collaborative teams on media projects, including serious and applied games, live digital performances and virtual worlds.

    Digital Arts and Sciences, Arts major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Pass assessment of performance on a major design experience, according to department grading rubric.
    • Pass assessment in one or more core courses or individual assignments targeted to each SLO.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Apply knowledge of multimedia, human-computer interaction, graphics and simulation to application domains.
    2. Conceptualize, design and develop a digital interface involving animation, sound and immersive environments.
    3. Successfully solve the problems and engage in the systems thinking necessary to develop contemporary interactive digital media.
    4. Think critically about contemporary digital media and culture and analyze attendant digital communications practices.
    5. Communicate and collaborate successfully in a team environment comprised of artists, designers and application developers.
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5
    DIG 2020 I        
    DIG 3305C   I      
    DIG 3433​   ​  ​  I  ​
    DIG 3506​   ​  I ​R ​I
    DIG 3525C​   ​  ​  ​   ​
    DIG 3526C​ R R  ​ ​  R
    DIG 4306C​ ​  R ​   ​  ​
    DIG 4527C​ ​  ​R ​  ​   
    DIG 4583C     A   A
    DIG 4841       R R
    DIG 4970
    Capstone Course
    A A A A A
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    Assessment Types

    • Assignments
    • Projects illustrating systems thinking and problem solving
    • Review of student work illustrating collaborative interdisciplinary achievement
    • Performance in capstone course
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