BFA Digital Arts: Visual Development and Illustration

BFA Digital Arts: Visual Development and Illustration

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Arts: Visual Development and Illustration

Get ready to become the most important person in any creative process: digital artists take concepts and turn them into physical realities. Whether you’re creating a storyboard for a feature film or working on concept designs for gaming environments or animated characters, the moving parts can’t work until your art comes to life. We can give you the tools you need to look at the world in a perfect balance of form and function.

The BFA in Digital Arts requires 120 credits consisting of 36 credits in the liberal arts core, 68 credits in major requirements, 16 credits in unrestricted electives.

Liberal Arts Core Curriculum: 36 Credits Total

Liberal Arts Core Requirements (16 credits)

  • FRYE 1025 Liberal Arts Seminar (4 credits)
  • ENGL 1050 Writing Roundtable I (4 credits)
  • ENGL 1051 Writing Roundtable II (4 credits)
  • SOYE 2050 Sophomore Roundtable Seminar (4 credits)

Liberal Arts Distributive Core Requirements (12 credits)

Cultural Diversity Course (4 credits)

Ethical Responsibility Course (4 credits)

Options for all courses change on a semester basis – check the Registrar for this semester’s core classes and academic catalog.

Major Requirements: 68 Credits Total

DAVD 1001 Freshman Studio I (2 credits)

DAVD 1002 Freshman Studio II (2 credits)

DAVD 1005 Introduction to Digital Arts: Digital Tools (4 credits)

DAVD 1010 Introduction to Digital Arts: History and Language (4 credits)

DAVD 1101 Drawing Lab 1: Figure (4 credits)

DAVD XXXX Drawing Lab 2: Perspective (4 credits)

DAVD 2010 Traditional Painting (4 credits)

DAVD 2105 Introduction to 3D CG Modeling (4 credits)

DAVD 2215 Introduction to Visual Development and Illustration (4 credits)

DAVD 2200 Digital Painting: Light & Color (4 credits)

DAVD 2600 Analytical Figure Drawing (4 credits)

DAVD 3100 Digital Arts and Visual Storytelling (4 credits)

DAVD 3120 Environment, Vehicle & Object Design (4 credits)

DAVD 3200 Digital Illustration (4 credits)

DAVD 3215 Character, Animal & Creature Design (4 credits)

DAVD 4395 Digital Arts Research: Team Production & Business I (4 credits)

DAVD 4396 Digital Arts Thesis & Portfolio Development (4 credits)

DAVD 439X Digital Arts Research: Team Production & Business II

Unrestricted Electives: 16 credits