BA in Digital Storytelling
Degree Program Description
The Digital Storytelling Program is an interdisciplinary B.A in the School of Visual Studies, that combines narrative and conceptually driven studies with new and emerging multimedia tools to achieve a balance between aesthetic and imagination. Through a variety of academic units including art, film studies, information technology, art history, English, theater and architectural studies, students take courses in writing, critical studies, art, video production and animation. Like other forms of storytelling, digital storytelling translates human knowledge and experience to reach audiences for artistic, commercial and social justice purposes. In arenas ranging from public health to video games to museum education, digital content creators are in high demand across business, government, nonprofit and artistic research sectors. Training in the field requires literacy in narrative, multimedia and networked communication, as well as all elements of digital production, including writing, audio and visual production, and design.
Major Program Requirements
|General Education requirements||54|
|Exposition and Argumentation (or equivalent)|
|College Algebra (or equivalent)|
Foreign Language (12 credit hours)
Behavioral & Social Science courses (15 credit hours)
Humanities & Fine Arts courses (12 credit hours)
Biological, Physical and Mathematical Sciences courses (9 credit hours)
|Digital Storytelling Foundations (9 credit hours)|
|DST 1880||Introduction to Digital Media Production||3|
|Basic 2-D Design|
|Basic 3-D Design|
|Drawing: Materials and Methods|
|Digital Storytelling Core (6 Credits)|
|DST 3880W||Writing and Theory for Digital Media - Writing Intensive||3|
|DST 4970||Capstone Experience||1-6|
|Concentration Courses (Choose one concentration)(12 credit hours)|
|Digital Storytelling Production I|
|Digital Storytelling Production II|
Production Concentration Elective 1
Production Concentration Elective 2
|Digital Storytelling Animation Production I|
|Digital Storytelling Animation Production II|
Animation Concentration Elective 1
Animation Concentration Elective 2
Video Art Concentration
|Video Art and the Moving Image|
|Topics in Digital Storytelling|
Video Art Concentration Elective 1
Video Art Concentration Elective 2
|Writing and Theory (9 credit hours)|
|ART_GNRL 1020W||Appreciation of Art - Writing Intensive||3|
|Critical Studies Elective|
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