BAA in Media Arts - Concentration in Collaborative Design

Bachelor of Applied Arts in media arts - concentration in collaborative design 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 (21 Credit Hours, C or Better)
MART 101Introduction to Media Arts3
MART 102Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis3
COMM 306Introduction to Multimedia3
COMM 406Audio Production3
MART 390Professional Practices in Media Arts (Select three enrollments of 1 credit hour each.) 13
MART 299Media Arts Practicum I 11
MART 399Media Arts Practicum II 12
MART 499Media Arts Practicum III 13
Total Credit Hours21
Course Title Hours
Collaborative Design Core (54 Credit Hours)
Select 54 credit hours from the following courses. Students may substitute appropriate courses from other programs in consultation with, and approval from, their faculty advisor. Students are also encouraged to substitute appropriate certificates or minors with advisor approval.54
Foundation 2-D Design
Foundation Drawing
Graphic Design Concepts
ARTH 125_
Select one of the lettered ARTH 125 courses.
ARTH XXX
Select one 300–599 level ARTH course
Introduction to Life Drawing
Sound for Picture
Video Storytelling
Design Thinking & Innovation
Design Thinking Process
Design Thinking Facilitation
Design Thinking Implementation: Design Challenges Level I
Introduction to Branding
Building a Brand Strategy
Design Thinking Implementation: Design Challenges Level II
Leadership Development for Innovation
Introduction to Music Technology and Industry 1
Intro to Music Business 1
Computer Modeling 1
Digital Animation I 1
Game Design I 1
Game Design Concepts 1
Digital Animation II 1
Editing for Film 1
Game Design II 1
Principles of Video Production 1
Story Boarding 1
Video Storytelling 1
Rigging 1
Cinematography 1
Coding II 1
Props and Character Design 1
Digital Animation III 1
Compositing and VFX 1
Game Design III 1
Internship
Advanced Editing & Mastering 1
Electronic Music Production 1
Live Sound Design 1
Seminar in Music Technology 1
Introduction to Electronic Music
Scriptwriting I
Electives
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.
Total Credit Hours54