BAA in Media Arts - Concentration in Acting for Digital Arts

Program Requirements 

The Bachelor of Applied Arts in media arts — concentration in acting for digital arts consists of 120 credit hours. In addition to the university scholastic, residence and general education requirements, students must take the following required courses (some required courses may also fulfill general education requirements): 21 credit hours in common core courses and 54 credit hours in a discipline specific track. BAA majors are required to earn a minimum grade of C in each course designated as a C-required course.

Course Title Hours
Media Arts Core Courses
MART 101Introduction to Media Arts3
MART 102Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis3
MART 391Professional Practices in Media Arts - Portfolio1
MART 392Professional Practices in Media Arts - Business Development1
MART 393Professional Practices in Media Arts - Legal Issues1
MART 299Media Arts Practicum I1
MART 399Media Arts Practicum II2
MART 499Media Arts Practicum III3
COMM 306Introduction to Multimedia3
COMM 406Audio Production3
Total Credit Hours21
Course Title Hours
Acting for Digital Arts Concentration Requirements
MART 351Principles of Video Production3
MART 353Video Storytelling3
THEA 390Acting for the Camera3
THEA 218Movement for the Performer3
THEA 222Improving Voice and Diction3
THEA 241Improvisation and Theatre Games3
THEA 331Dialect for the Stage3
THEA 365Stage Combat3
THEA 395Voice Acting3
MART 221Screen Acting I3
MART 321Screen Acting II3
MART 421Screen Acting III - Auditioning3
MART 491Screen Acting IV - Short Film3
MART 435Audio Performance3
MART 485Stunt Fighting for Film3
MART 265Acting for Digital Arts I3
MART 375Acting for Digital Arts II - Period Styles3
MART 335Motion Capture Performance3
Total Credit Hours54
Course Title Hours
With the assistance of an advisor, select sufficient general education and elective courses to meet the required 120 credit hours. These electives could include a minor.

Applied Learning

Students in the BAA in media arts - concentration in acting for digital arts program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from this program. The requirement can be met by enrolling in and completing three levels of Media Arts Practicum: I, II and III.