Electronic Arts

Program Requirements

Electronic Arts Pre-Admission Core (12 hrs)

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

  • ART 100/110: Two Dimensional Design (3) (required for animation studies)
  • MUS 216: Introduction to Audio Techniques (3) (required for audio studies)
  • MED 290: Introduction to Multimedia Design (3) (required for interactive new media studies)
  • MED 365: Media Design and 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.

Video Studies

  • ART 230: Computer Animation I (3)
  • MED 465: Principles of Cinematography and Editing (3)
  • Select 12 Hours with advisor approval
    • MED 390: Website Design and Construction (3)
    • MED 462: TV and Film Producing (3)
    • MED 463: Writing Adaptations for TV and Film (3)
    • MED 464: Genre Writing for TV and Film (3)
    • MED 466: Advanced Editing (3)
    • MED 492: Independent Study in Electronic Media (3)
    • MED 562: Digital Filmmaking (3)
    • MED 565: Screenwriting (3)
    • MED 595: Media Internship (1 - 3)