Media Arts B.F.A - Game Design and Interactive Media

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Media Arts; Game Design and Interactive Media Concentration

College of Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits:

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: The Shared Foundation sequence must be completed or be in the process of completion before acceptance into the B.F.A program.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Code

Title

Hours

Shared Foundations Requirements

18

General Core Courses

12

Game Design and Interactive Media Concentration

45

Total Hours

75


Shared Foundation Requirements

Note: All courses are required unless waived via the department advanced placement policy.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ARTH 150H

Introduction to Art History

3

ARTZ 105A

Visual Language - Drawing

3

GDSN 149A

Digital Imaging I

3

MART 101L

Intro to Media Arts

3

MART 112A

Introduction to Film Editing

3

MART 120

Creative Coding I

3

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C


General Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MAR 210

Creation of Media Story

3

MART 245

Principles of Sound Design                            

3

MART 450

Topics in Film/Media Studies

3

MART 499

Senior Project

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C


Game Design and Interactive Media Concentration

Note: The Game Design and Interactive Media (GDIM) curriculum provides a grounding in the design, story-telling, illustration and 3D animation as paired with creative coding and in-depth game development coursework. Students learn to conceptualize, iterate and produce games that fit their artistic visions as well as their career goals. GDIM is preparation for the professional fields of Mobile App design, Game development, and Interactive Art and Media.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ARTZ 214

Illustration

3

MART 220

Creative Coding II

3

MART 252

Screenwriting

3

MART 302

Introduction to Motion Design

3

MART 305

3D Animation

3

MART 341

Introduction to Web Design

3

MART 342

Art & Sci Interactive Games

3

MART 360

History, Ethics, and Theory of Games

3

MART 361

Serious Games

3

MART 340

Principles of Interactive Media

3

MART 441

Web Tech (Web Gaming)

3

MART 460

Game Engines

3

MART 461

Web Server Tech

3

MART 462

Mobile Game Development

3

MART 499

Senior Project

3

Total Hourse

45

Minimum Required Grade: C