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Classification Degree
Bachelor of Arts
Housing Status
Advisor Major
Digital and Interactive Media
Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term FALL 2019
Minor FERPA Indicator
Complete Complete except for classes in-progress (TR) Transfer Class
Not Complete See Advisor - Nearly Complete @ Any course number
IP In-Progress Course
BA in Digital Interactive Media Arts , Art
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU. You have 0 but
still need 30 credits.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
Major Requirements
See Major in Digital Interactive Media Arts section
General Electives
See General Electives - section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
WRT 101
1 class in Quantitative Reasoning
Major in Digital Interactive Media Arts
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
45 - 55 credits are required.
Minimum 2.5 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 23 credits must be taken at WCSU.
Introduction to Digital and Interactive Media
DIMA 100
Storytelling for Digital & Interactive Media
DIMA 200
Digital and Interactive Technologies
DIMA 300
DIMA Internship
DIMA 297 or CED 297
Senior Project and Presentation
DIMA 436 or COM 436
Digital Photography
ART 117
Fundamentals of Two Dimensional Design
ART 121
Sight, Sound & Motion
COM 110
Basic Video Production
COM 146
Intro to Programming or Visual Basic
CS 140 or 143
Intermediate Java Programming or Language C++ or 3 credit alternate
CS 172 or 170
Art Option
Fundamentals of Imaging Software I
ART 210 or DIMA 210
Fundamentals of Imaging Software II
ART 224 or DIMA 224
Advanced Photo Methods or Color Photography
ART 356 or 346
Digital Production: Illustrator
ART 342
Digital Production: Web Development
ART 352
General Electives -
24 - 25 cr. General Elective Requirements