Digital Media Program Information
P.O. Box 70309
Phone: (423) 439-5110
Web Address: ETSUDigitalMedia.com
Niswonger Digital Media Center
ETSU’s Digital Media Department seeks to bridge the arts and sciences by providing students with technical knowledge and an understanding of aesthetics to create digital media professionals capable of working at the highest artistic and technical levels.
The Digital Media Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media with concentrations in Digital Animation, Digital Game Design, Digital Visualization, and Digital Visual Effects. There is also a Digital Media Minor for students who wish to get a broad exposure in the four areas.
The Digital Media Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
No grade below a C (2.0) in 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.
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.
General Education Requirements: 41 Credit Hours
Listed below are the categories and courses specified under East Tennessee State University Board of Trustees General Education Requirements. Note that certain courses are required for this degree, specific to this major. Thus, these courses will satisfy both a 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, only those courses are listed 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.