Digital Media Program Information
213 Wilson Wallis Hall
ETSU Box 70552
Johnson City, TN 37614
(423) 439-7822 [Voice]
(423) 439-7830 [Fax - Admin.]
(423) 439-7750 [Fax - Faculty]
Digital Media Center
185-VI Niswonger DMC
ETSU Box 70701
Johnson City, TN 37614
(423) 979-3170 [Voice]
(423) 979-3160 [Fax]
The Digital Media Program seeks to bridge the arts and sciences by providing students with technical knowledge, an understanding of aesthetics, and practical experience in digital media, with a core emphasis on learning how to develop and express ideas, solve problems, and create digital media content. This program leads students through problem, project, and process-based learning experiences that teach them how to define, design, and develop digital media content, computer graphics, and interactive media. The program endeavors to bring together students, faculty, and industry professionals to realize interdisciplinary initiatives and prepare students for the professional challenges of the 21st century in careers in 3- D visualization, animation final portfolio in the senior year must be submitted in order to graduate.
A committee of Digital Media faculty will evaluate each student’s work and progress at the review and evaluate the final portfolio. No grade below a C in Digital Media required core and DIGM courses may be applied to the B.S. degree.
Digital Media Fee— A Digital Media Enhancement Fee of $100 per semester hour will be applied to all DIGM courses for all students., interactive design, web media, product design,and digital video.
Digital Animation Concentration
This concentration gives students the background necessary to animate in any media/software with strong skills in one of several specialty areas of animation, such as character animation and special effects animation. Students in the animation concentration would typically be preparing for careers in 3-D animation, 2-D animation, motion graphics, character animation, and technical direction.
TBR General Education Requirements: 41 Credit Hours
Below you will see the categories and courses specified under TBR General Education Requirements. Note that certain courses are required for this degree, specific to this major. Thus, these courses will satisfy both a TBR General Education requirement AND a requirement of this major. (Other majors may require different General Education courses.) Where specific courses are required for this major, we only list those courses under the category. If there are no specific major requirements for a category, all course options appear.
Humanities and Fine Arts
9 credits, consisting of 3 credits of literature, 3 credits of fine arts, and 3 credits of humanities electives.