Electronic Arts

Program Requirements

Electronic Arts Pre-Admission Core (12 hrs)

(Candidates must complete 3 of these courses before applying to the program.)

  • ART 100: Two Dimensional Design (3) (required for Animation studies)
  • MUS 216: Introduction to Audio Techniques (3) (required for Audio studies)
  • MED 290: Fundamentals of Multimedia Design (3) (required for Interactive New Media studies)
  • MED 365: Digital Film and Media Production (3) (required for Video studies)

Electronic Arts Core (7 hrs)

(Required of all admitted majors)

  • ART 300: Fundamentals of Collaboration in Electronic Arts (3)
  • MED/ART 498: Senior Thesis Project (2) (Repeat for two consecutive semesters for a total of 4 hours.) 

NOTE:

  1. The pre-admission core must be completed with a "B" (3.0) average, or better.
  2. Prospective majors must complete the pre-admission core course in the program area to which they are applying.
  3. All four of these core classes must eventually be completed by all EA majors.
  4. Majors must pass the Junior Portfolio Review in ART 300 before taking MED/ART 498.

 

Audio Studies (18 hrs)

Required:

  • MED 461: Sound Editing & Mixing (3)
  • MED 561: Audio for Media (3)
  • MUS 316: Advanced Audio Recording (3)
  • MUS 529: Intro to Commercial Music (3)

Select six hours (6) with advisor approval:

  • MUS 103: Music Theory I (3)
  • MUS 137: Piano Class (1)
  • MED 382: Radio Production (3)
  • MED 495: Media Internship (up to 6 hours) (1-3)
  • MUS 512: Electronic Music (3)
  • THE 558: Sound Design for the Stage (3)