Digital Media

Courses

DIGM 100 Digital Design Tools 3.0 Credits

Students learn the basics of visual design within the digital realm. Software tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are utilized.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

DIGM 105 Overview of Digital Media 3.0 Credits

Surveys the history, theory, practice, technologies, and related social issues associated with the growth of digital media.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

DIGM 110 Digital Spatial Visualization 3.0 Credits

Students learn to represent 3D objects and spaces in 2D media using a variety of drawing and computer graphic techniques. This course lays important foundations for subsequent courses in 3D computer modeling and animation.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: DIGM 100 [Min Grade: D] and VSST 110 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 220 Digital Still Imaging I 3.0 Credits

Introduces the still image for majors in screen-based visual media. Covers the making, appreciation, and critical analysis of images produced by still cameras using both film and digital capture. Screen-based presentation is primary, but a number of print-based projects are included.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DIGM or major is FMVD.
Prerequisites: DIGM 100 [Min Grade: D] and (VSST 101 [Min Grade: D] or VSST 108 [Min Grade: D])

DIGM 221 Digital Still Imaging II 3.0 Credits

Second course on the still image for majors in screen-based visual media. Continues the investigation begun in DIGM 220 Digital Sill Imaging I. Introduces color and imaging and explores in greater depth the potentials of digital imaging applications for manipulation, enhancement, creative interpretation. Includes image preparation for the Web.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: DIGM 220 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 223 Creative Concept Design 3.0 Credits

This course explores methods to develop design concepts on demand. Topics to be considered include recognizing one's imaginative potential, expanding fanciful memory, and maintaining a creative ecology of mind.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

DIGM 250 Professional Practices 3.0 Credits

Provides a professional orientation to the field through an exploration of a variety of digital media projects. In addition to lecture and discussions, allows students to take active part in role plays and presentations to achieve an understanding of the importance of team building, team work, and team management in all phases of digital media production from proposals to product delivery.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DIGM.
Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: DIGM 242 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 252 Multimedia Timeline Design 3.0 Credits

Introduces basic design concepts and tools to create time based 2D and 3D multimedia. Addresses issues from pre-production planning, through, post-production and delivery; emphasis on time-based multimedia.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: DIGM 100 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 281 Interactive TV DVD-ROM 3.0 Credits

Students work to develop strategies for meaningful retrieval of mass amounts of media (video, still images, sounds, and text) for television DVD-ROM players. This course will cover basic forms of digital information storage and retrieval to and from TV DVD-ROM media.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DIGM or major is EAM or major is FMVD.
Prerequisites: DIGM 100 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 291 Internship in Digital Media 0.5-12.0 Credits

Provides an internship in the field of digital media, with a minimum of 100 hours for 3 credits in a ten-week term. Requires students to provide an initial informational sheet on the internship and submit a final paper on the experience. Department permission required.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

DIGM 350 [WI] Digital Storytelling 3.0 Credits

By surfing the internet and playing computer games, by lectures, assigned readings, class screening, and research projects, this class explores the impact of digital media on art, design and daily living. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

DIGM 399 Independent Project-Digital Media 2.0-12.0 Credits

Supervised planning and execution of a project in the area of digital media. Department permission required.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

DIGM 451 [WI] Explorations in New Media 3.0 Credits

Through class presentations, field trips, discussions, readings, screenings and guest speakers; this class bridges artistic and technical aspects of new media in theory and practice. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

DIGM 465 Special Topics-Digital Media 3.0 Credits

Addresses current topics in a rapidly changing field. Possible offerings include multimedia databases, virtual reality modeling language (VRML), real-time 3-D graphics, open GL programming, interactive art in virtual space, and multithreaded narrative. May be repeated for credit if topics vary.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

DIGM 475 [WI] Seminar: The Future of Digital Media 3.0 Credits

Focuses on current and anticipated issues in digital media. Involves reading and discussion of news, product announcements, articles, and predictions related to digital media. Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of digital media, including its likely directions in the immediate future and long-term possibilities. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: DIGM 492 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 492 Senior Project in Digital Media I 3.0 Credits

The first of a two-course sequence. Requires a project that demonstrates the integration of the academic and practical knowledge the student has acquired in the overall field as well as in one or more specializations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.

DIGM 493 Senior Project in Digital Media II 3.0 Credits

The second of a two-course sequence.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DIGM and classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: DIGM 492 [Min Grade: D]

DIGM 494 Senior Project in Digital Media III 3.0 Credits

The third of a three-course sequence. Requires a project that demonstrates the integration of the academic and pratical knowledge the student has acquired in the over all field as well as in one or more specializations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DIGM and classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: DIGM 493 [Min Grade: D]

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