Jul 14, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Arts and Design, B.S.

A Bachelor of Science in Digital Arts and Design prepares graduates for careers as graphic designers, multi-media artists and animators, performers, set/exhibit designers, web designers, and videographers. Students acquire technical skills, training and experiences preparing them to move into the rapidly expanding sectors of New Media Arts and Design, including animation/motion graphics, digital sound production and computer graphics. The program also emphasizes the “soft skills” so desired by New Media Arts and Design, including creativity, team building, critical thinking and problem solving, and an understanding of symbolic communication.

Location(s): Madison Main Campus

Learning Outcomes - Digital Sound Design
Plan of Study - DAD Digital Sound Design 23-24  

Learning Outcomes - Computer Graphics
Plan of Study - DAD Computer Graphics 23-24  

Learning Outcomes - Production Animiation
Plan of Study - DAD Production Animation 2D 23-24  
Plan of Study - DAD Production Animation 3D 23-24  


System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Students in the Computer Graphics Specialization and the Production Animation Specialization must take ART 121  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirements. 

Major Core Requirements (13 Credits)

Choose one of the following specializations

Electives (14 Credits)

Digital Sound Design Specialization (47 Credits)

Electives (30 Credits)

Production Animation Specialization (51 Credits)

Electives (26 Credits)