Digital Media Design

Digital Media Design Course Descriptions

DMD 101 Digital Media Design Practicum
Credit Hours:
1

Provides laboratory or workshop experiences in digital media design. Restrictions: maximum of two DMD practica hours per year. Does not count toward the requirement of the DMD major.

DMD 201 Digital Media Design Practicum
Credit Hours:
1

Provides laboratory or workshop experiences in digital media design. Restrictions: maximum of two DMD practica hours per year. Does not count toward the requirement of the DMD major.

DMD 301 Digital Media Design Practicum
Credit Hours:
1

Provides laboratory or workshop experiences in digital media design. Restrictions: maximum of two DMD practica hours per year. Does not count toward the requirement of the DMD major.

DMD 395 Topics in Digital Media Design
Credit Hours:
3

Provides the opportunity for upper level students to study advanced areas in digital media not offered as formal courses. Such topics could include, but are not limited to, dynamic website design, web 2.0 applications, and game design.

DMD 398 Directed Design Project
Credit Hours:
3

Gives students the opportunity to propose, plan and execute a client-based project in design. Projects can include, but are not limited to, graphic and logo design, website design and implementation, or interactive applications. The classroom component covers workplace communication, negotiation of expectations and deadlines, and evaluation of outcomes. The workplace component includes client meetings and in-studio work hours. Prerequisites: MEDIA 300, ART 170, or permission of the instructor.

DMD 399 Internship
Credit Hours:
3

Involves a supervised experience in the student’s major. The program is closely supervised by faculty members and an on-site director. Credit in 399 counts as 3 of the 16 internship hours which may be applied to graduation requirements. Graded S/U. Prerequisite: Junior standing, 2.5 GPA and instructor permission. Cross listed as JOURN 399, MEDIA 399, PBRL 399.

DMD 400 Principles of Interactive Design
Credit Hours:
3

Provides a survey of research literature surrounding the emergent concept of interactivity in mediated environments. Students develop awareness of the opportunities and complexities that interactive potential can add to traditional media designs. Emphasis is placed on identifying and meeting the needs of the end-user when developing interactive experiences. Students have the opportunity to use multimedia software applications to present their designs. Prerequisite: MEDIA 300.

DMD 401 Digital Media Design Practicum
Credit Hours:
1

Provides laboratory or workshop experiences in digital media design. Restrictions: maximum of two DMD practica hours per year. Does not count toward the requirement of the DMD major.

DMD 495 Seminar
Credit Hours:
3

Exposes students to an intensive study in a selected area of emphasis. The first four weeks are devoted to the development of a project prospectus. The remainder of the semester is given to independent study under the guidance of an appropriate instructor. Prerequisite: DMD 400.

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