Digital Arts & Sciences - Curriculum
This multidisciplinary program is centered primarily in digital arts, communication and media, mathematics, and computer science. It provides an education in both the artistic and scientific aspects of digital graphic arts. The program provides a natural expansion into the fine arts arena, while maintaining the strong scientific and technical profile.
The program addresses a growing career area in fields as diverse as entertainment (movies and computer/video games), education (Web-based delivery of exciting educational materials), computational science (scientific visualization), graphics for virtual reality applications, etc.
The program's objective is to combine artistic and scientific skills and interests and develop creative talent, with a strong scientific foundation and understanding.
Digital Arts & Science Advising Worksheet
Digital Arts & Sciences Sample 4-year Program
Digital Arts & Sciences Requirements
- COMM341 Introduction to Web Design
- COMM/DA/MA/CS Elective
- COMM/DA/MA/CS Elective
- DA100 Introduction to Digital Art
- DA110 Drawing
- DA120 Elements of Design or COMM221 2D Digital Design
- DA___ DA Elective
- DA2__ DA 200 level Elective
- DA3__ DA 300 level Elective
- DA491 Professional Practice
- DA492 Senior Studies
- CS141 Introduction to Computer Science I
- CS142 Introduction to Computer Science II
- CS242 Advanced Java Programming
- CS452 or EE465 Computer Graphics
- MA131 Calculus I
- MA132 Calculus II
- MA230 3-D Space & Projection Geometry or MA231 Calculus III
- MA 339 Applied Linear Algebra
- MA 377 Numerical Methods
- STAT383 Applied Statistics or STAT282 General Statistics or STAT381 Probability
- PH131 Physics I or PH141 Physics for Life Sciences I
Three credits from physics, chemistry, biology, or Science Foundation courses
Clarkson Common Experience Requirements
- UNIV 190 Clarkson Seminar
- Five Knowledge Area Courses must be taken. You need to collect four different KA's from the list below. One KA course must be a University Course (covers two knowledge areas)
- Contemporary & Global Issues (CGI)
- Cultures & Society (CSO)
- Economics & Organizations (EC)
- Imaginative Arts (IA)
- Individual & Group Behavior (IG)
- Science, Technology & Society (STS)
- Communications Points: Total of 6 points, at least 2 points must be in Major courses at 300+ level.
- Additional credits in electives to bring your total credits to 120.
- FY100, First Year Seminar
- Any student who, upon matriculation at Clarkson, was assigned to the Class of 2004 or later, must achieve a cumulative QPA of at least 2.0 in the major field of study, and if completing one or more minors, must have achieved a QPA of at least 2.0 in each minor. The list of courses that constitute the major and minor field are determined by the department or academic unit that offers the degree program or minor and are maintained by Student Administrative Services.
- See Academic Regulations for a complete listing of University Regulations.
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NOTE: requirements may differ from year to year. See your adviser for specific requirements regarding your graduation year.