Four Year Plan

The four year plan below shows one possible pathway to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Arts and Culture in four years. This plan does not replace the advice of your advisor, and you are cautioned to meet regularly with your advisor to create a personalized plan that matches your particular circumstances rather than following this verbatim. To clarify any degree requirements, please contact your L&S Undergraduate Advisor.

The sample assumes no high school Foreign Language was taken and that the student placed into college-level Math and English. In addition, this sample reflects the degree requirements for students who began their college education in Fall of 2013 or later. If you started college coursework prior to Fall of 2013, your degree requirements may be different.

Sample Study Plan

Year 1
Fall Credits
ENGLISH 101
Introduction to College Writing
3
MATH 103
Contemporary Applications of Mathematics (QL-A)
or MATH 105
Intermediate Algebra
3
1st semester Foreign Language
3-5
ART 118
Digital Arts: Culture, Theory, Practice (Arts)
3
JAMS 101
Introduction to Mass Media (SS)
3
Spring Credits
L&S Natural Science with lab
3-5
2nd semester Foreign Language
3-5
JAMS 113
Internet Culture (HU)
3
L&S Social Science / Cultural Diversity
3
ENGLISH 102
College Writing and Research (OWC-A)
3
Year 2
Fall Credits
OWC-B course
3
3rd semester Foreign Language (Int'l)
3-5
JAMS 201
Media Writing
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
Elective
3
Spring Credits
ART 212
Introduction to Digital Studio: A/V Strategies
3
4th semester Foreign Language (Int'l)
3-5
L&S Natural Science
3-5
QL-B/formal reasoning course
3-4
Elective
3
Year 3
Fall Credits
L&S Humanities, not JAMS
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
ANTHRO 302
Anthropology and Popular Culture
3
ARTHIST 472
History and Theory of New Media Art (HU)
3
Elective
3
Spring Credits
JAMS 336
Media Graphics
3
L&S Social Science
3
JAMS 361
Media Ethics (HU)
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Year 4
Fall Credits
ENGLISH 439
Information Design
3
L&S Social Science/International
3
COMMUN 313
Human Communication and Technology
3
DAC upper-level elective
3
L&S upper-level
3
Spring Credits
INFOST 240
Web Design I
3
DAC 661
Digital Engagement Seminar
3
L&S upper-level
3
L&S upper-level
3
L&S upper-level
3

Key
(A) Arts GER (Int’l) International
(HU) Humanities (QL-A) Quantitative Literacy A
(NS) Natural Science (QL-B) Quantitative Literacy B
(SS) Social Science (OWC-A) Oral and Written Communication A
(CD) Cultural Diversity GER (OWC-B) Oral and Written Communication B