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Degree Plan Requirements

EARN A P.B.C. IN DIGITAL DEISGN WITH A CONCENTRATION IN GRAPHIC DESIGN, GAME ART & ANIMATION OR INTERACTIVE DESIGN

Post-Baccalaureate in Digital Design – Graphic Design

COURSE NAME/ block

Typography Studio 1 / BLOCK 1

History of Graphic Design / BLOCK 1

Introduction to Ux Design / BLOCK 2

Design Studio I / BLOCK 2

Design Studio 2 / BLOCK 3

M.A.D. Studio / BLOCK 3

Business of Design / BLOCK 3

Design for Good / BLOCK 4

Design Studio III / BLOCK 4

Portfolio & Professional Practices / BLOCK 4

Graphic design MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

DDSN 1400 / 3 credits

DDSN 1401 / 3 credits

DDSN 2100 / 3 credits

DDSN 2401 / 3 credits

DDSN 3400 / 3 credits

DDSN 3403 / 3 credits

DDSN 4400 / 3 credits

DDSN 4401 / 3 credits

DDSN 4405 / 3 credits

DDSN 4100 / 3 credits

 

MATRICULATION BLOCKS

Blocks notate prerequisite order of all coursework. All courses within each block must be completed before you may move on to the next block. For example, all courses in Block 1 must be completed before any courses may be taken in Block 2, and so on. Courses within each block may be take at the same time. 

LOWER-LEVEL AND UPPER-LEVEL REVIEWS

Due to the highly competitive nature of this degree plan, students will be assessed after block 2 and block 3 are completed. The purpose of these reviews are to certify students are able and ready to proceed to further sequencing of coursework. Each review will consist of a portfolio and questionnaire to be evaluated and scored by faculty. Students who receive 80+ points will pass the review. Students who do not pass will have one additional opportunity the following semester to resubmit based on feedback by the faculty committee and program director. A letter will be provided to each student detailing recommendations. Students who fail a review twice may be asked to take a semester of leave to work on his/her portfolio or change majors. 

Post-Baccalaureate in Digital Design – Game Art & Animation

COURSE NAME/ block

Digital Art Studio 1 - 2D Imaging / BLOCK 1

Digital Art Studio 2 - Concept Art / BLOCK 2

3D Virtual Sculpting / BLOCK 3

Modeling Studio 1 - Environmental Modeling / BLOCK 3

Animation Studio 1 - Intro. to Animation / BLOCK 3

Modeling Studio 2 - Character Modeling / BLOCK 4

Animation Studio 2 - Rigging & Weighting / BLOCK 4

Digital Art Studio 3 - Modularity* / BLOCK 5

Animation Studio 3 - Advanced & Motion Capture* / BLOCK 5

Game Engine Studio 1 - Intro to Pipelines / BLOCK 5

 

Game art & Anim. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

DDSN 1500 / 3 credits

DDSN 1502 / 3 credits

DDSN 1503 / 3 credits

DDSN 1504 / 3 credits

DDSN 1505 / 3 credits

DDSN 2500 / 3 credits

DDSN 2501 / 3 credits

DDSN 2502 / 3 credits

DDSN 2503 / 3 credits

DDSN 2504 / 3 credits


MATRICULATION BLOCKS

Blocks notate prerequisite order of all coursework. All courses within each block must be completed before you may move on to the next block. For example, all courses in Block 1 must be completed before any courses may be taken in Block 2, and so on. Courses within each block may be take at the same time. 

LOWER-LEVEL AND UPPER-LEVEL REVIEWS

Due to the highly competitive nature of this degree plan, students will be assessed after block 2 and block 4 are completed. The purpose of these reviews are to certify students are able and ready to proceed to further sequencing of coursework. Each review will consist of a portfolio and questionnaire to be evaluated and scored by faculty. Students who receive 80+ points will pass the review. Students who do not pass will have one additional opportunity the following semester to resubmit based on feedback by the faculty committee and program director. A letter will be provided to each student detailing recommendations. Students who fail a review twice may be asked to take a semester of leave to work on his/her portfolio or change majors. 

SUGGESTED courses

Due to the in-depth nature of this career path, additional courses are recommended by industry professionals. Please meet with the program director in order to advise any additional courses that may compliment your career goals.

Post-Baccalaureate in Digital Design – Interactive Design

COURSE NAME/ block

Digital Imaging / BLOCK 1

Digital Illustration / BLOCK 1

Introduction to Ux Design / BLOCK 2

Foundations of Interactive Design / BLOCK 2

Interactive Studio 1 / BLOCK 4

Digital Narrative Studio 1 / BLOCK 4

Motion Design Studio 1 / BLOCK 5

Interactive Design Studio 2 / BLOCK 6

Digital Narrative Studio 2 / BLOCK 6

Motion Design Studio 2 / BLOCK 7

interactive dsn. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

DDSN 1101 / 3 credits

DDSN 1102 / 3 credits

DDSN 2100 / 3 credits

DDSN 2101 / 3 credits

DDSN 2600 / 3 credits

DDSN 2601 / 3 credits

DDSN 2602 / 3 credits

DDSN 3602 / 3 credits

DDSN 3603 / 3 credits

DDSN 3604 / 3 credits
 

MATRICULATION BLOCKS

Blocks notate prerequisite order of all coursework. All courses within each block must be completed before you may move on to the next block. For example, all courses in Block 1 must be completed before any courses may be taken in Block 2, and so on. Courses within each block may be take at the same time. 

LOWER-LEVEL AND UPPER-LEVEL REVIEWS

Due to the highly competitive nature of this degree plan, students will be assessed after block 2 and block 4 are completed. The purpose of these reviews are to certify students are able and ready to proceed to further sequencing of coursework. Each review will consist of a portfolio and questionnaire to be evaluated and scored by faculty. Students who receive 80+ points will pass the review. Students who do not pass will have one additional opportunity the following semester to resubmit based on feedback by the faculty committee and program director. A letter will be provided to each student detailing recommendations. Students who fail a review twice may be asked to take a semester of leave to work on his/her portfolio or change majors.