Digital Media

If you like to tell stories through Fine Art or Design Art, and with the latest visual effects, Memphis College of Art’s Digital Media concentration will give you the artistic foundation with the technological tools to accomplish the most creative applications. Fine Arts majors and Design Arts majors alike will have the tools to be prepared for ever-expanding and diverse areas of creative practice and artistic production.

BFA IN DESIGN ARTS WITH A CONCENTRATION IN DIGITAL MEDIA

Required courses:

DM105     Introduction to Computer Graphics
DM240     Digital Imaging 1
6 credits
DM200     Introduction to Animation Techniques
and/or
DM230     Dynamic Imaging 1
and/or
DM270     Digital Cinema 1
9 credits
300 (or higher) level DM coursework

Typical Four-Year Course Progression

1st Semester (15 credits)

Drawing 1     (3)
3-D Design     (3)
Writing 1     (3)
Idea, Process & Criticism
    (3)
Art History Survey 1     (3)

2nd Semester (15 credits)

Drawing 2     (3)
2-D Design     (3)
Writing 2     (3)
Introduction to Computer Graphics     (3)
Art History Survey 2     (3)

3rd Semester (15 credits)

Intro. to Animation Techniques     (3)
Photography 1     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Art History Elective     (3)
Literature Elective     (3)

4th Semester (15 credits)

Digital Imaging 1     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Art History Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

5th Semester (15 credits)

3-D Animation 1     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio or AH Elective     (3)
Social Science Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

6th Semester (15 credits)

Sound Acquisition & Editing     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Math/Science Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

7th Semester (15 credits)

Digital Cinema 1     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio or AH Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

8th Semester (15 credits)

Advanced 2-D Animation     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)