2D Animation & Motion Graphics
3d Animation & Visualization
Web Design & Development
Digital Game Design & Development
Digital Media Strategies For Business
Digital Humanities

2D Animation & Motion Graphics

  • 2D and 3D Animation
  • Moving Image & Sequence
  • Broadcast Titles and Graphics
  • Cinematic Storytelling

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • Motion Graphics Designer/Artist
  • Animator
  • Compositor
  • Graphic Designer/Artist
  • 2D/3D Generalist
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Pre-Visualization Artist
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Presentation Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Concept Designer
  • Rotoscope Artist
  • Matte Painter
  • Video Editor
  • VFX Editor
  • Animation Producer
  • Post Production Producer
  • On-Air Graphics Artist
  • Broadcast Designer
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3d Animation & Visualization

  • Modeling
  • Lighting & Rendering
  • Simulations
  • Character Rigging
  • Compositing For Visual Effects

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • Medical/Scientific Visualization
  • Pre-Visualization for Film and TV
  • Character Modeler
  • Environment Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Effects TD
  • Visual Effects Compositor
  • Texture Painter
  • Lighter / Lighting TD
  • hard Surface Modeler
  • Animation Producer
  • VFX Editor
  • Shading TD
  • 3D Generalist
  • Virtual Cinematographer
  • Visual Effects Artist
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Web Design & Development

  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • Javascript (ES6)
  • Content Management Systems
  • Server-side scripting
  • Responsive Web Design

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Programming
  • Web Performance Master
  • Web Project Manager
  • Web Analytics
  • Content Management Systems Director
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Mobile App Design
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Mobile App Project Manager
  • Mobile App Analytics
  • Digital Product Manager
  • Director Information Graphics
  • Global Web Strategy
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Digital Game Design & Development

  • Game Design
  • Game Programming
  • Multiplayer Networking
  • User Experience Design
  • Rapid Prototyping

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • UX Designer
  • Usability Engineer
  • Data Analysis Engineer
  • Gamification Designer
  • Monetization Designer
  • Producer/Entertainment Manager/Entrepreneur
  • Theme Park Ride Designer
  • Museum Exhibit Designer
  • Alternate Realty Game Designer/Marketing
  • Toy Designer
  • Writer / Technical Writer
  • Game Animator
  • Game Artist
  • Game Designer
  • Board Game Designer
  • Performance Artist / MOMA
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Digital Media Strategies For Business

  • Social Media Management
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Advertising
  • Digital Analytics

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • Social Media Manager
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Content Marketing Coordinator
  • Digital Media Planner
  • Digital Media Buyer
  • Online Advertising Account Executive
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Social Media Community Manager
  • Integrated Marketing Manager
  • Digital Analytics Manager
  • SEO Analyst
  • Promotion Coordinator
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Digital Humanities

  • Digital Anthropology
  • Psychology of Digital Media
  • Digital Media in Music and Art
  • Digital Media in Government

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • Digital Humanities Associate
  • Outreach Specialist
  • Digital Scholarship Coordinator
  • Project Historian
  • Digital Media Content Editor
  • Digital Media Associate
  • Digital Communications Manager
  • Digital Humanist, Data Analysis/Web Development
  • Digital Media Manager
  • Manager, Digital media and Rights
  • Digital Learning Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Interactive Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • 3D Project Coordinator, Education
  • 3D Maker Lab Teaching Assistant
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Foundation Curriculum

The following courses are common to all concentrations and are typically taken within the first 4-semesters of entering the program:

  • Digital Foundation
  • Animation Lab
  • Fundamentals of Web Design
  • Digital Culture
  • Motion Graphics I
  • Critical Perspectives of Digital Media
  • Student Agency (2 semesters)
  • Design Lab

1000. Digital Foundation
Three credits. Two 1.5-hour lecture/studio periods. Interview AND/OR Portfolio review and Instructor consent required.
Exploring concepts, media and strategies for making creative digital work.

1030. Animation Lab
Three credits. Two 1.5 hour lecture/studio periods. Prerequisite: DMD1000 Digital Foundation and instructor consent required.
Exploration of the fundamental skills required for 2D, 3D, digital and traditional animation techniques.

3040. Student Agency
Three credits. Two 3-hour studio/lab/lecture sessions. Prerequisites: Instructor Consent. Open to Digital Media and Design majors and minors and others by instructor consent. An immersive study of the role, structure, procedures, techniques and processes employed by a Brand Agency within the digital and social media spaces.

3020. Design Lab
Three credits. Two, 1.5-hour long classes per week composed of lecture and in-class work sessions led by instructor. Prerequisites: DMD1000 Digital Foundations, DMD1030, Instructor consent.

Design Lab is a comprehensive course examining the theory, principles and practices of digital screen-based visual communication. Through a multi-disciplinary perspective involving art, design, art history, and media studies we will address how culture visualizes screen-based communication through both image and type.