Preparing for a future increasingly defined by digital technology and mobility is an important step in developing as artists. Our digitally integrated curriculum and classroom experiences help you achieve a professional working level with leading art-related software and practices.
While laptops are strongly recommended for all students, they are required for the programs listed below due to current needs for the delivery of instruction in each.
Please contact your instructor or department chair if you have any questions.
|Art & Design||All degree tracks|
|Dance||All degree tracks|
|Film, Video, Animation
and New Genres
|All degree tracks|
|Music||Composition & Technology|
Minimum Hardware/Software Requirements
The following programs require Adobe software that demand additional system resources. Please follow the links to ensure your computer is capable of running the software below. All other programs may use a laptop that suits their budget and preference.
Art Education: Photoshop, Illustrator
Design & Visual Communication: Photoshop, Illustrator, inDesign, After Effects, XD
Digital Studio Practice: Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, Premiere, After Effects
Photography & Imaging: Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom Classic
Print & Narrative Forms: Photoshop, Illustrator, inDesign
Film, Video, Animation and New Genres: Premiere