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.

Interactive New Media

  • MED 390: Website Design and Construction (3)
  • MED 490: Advanced Interactive Multimedia Design (3 - 6)
  • ART 210: Introduction to Digital Arts (3)
  • Select 9 Hours with advisor approval
    • ART 230: Computer Animation I (3)
    • MED 355: Social Media (3)
    • MED 465: Principles of Cinematography and Editing (3)
    • MED 492: Independent Study in Electronic Media (3 - 6)
    • MED 595: Media Internship (1 - 3)
    • DES 202: Graphic Design Systems (3) Note - DES 202 should only be taken after successful completion of the initial portfolio review.