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Digital Media Major, B.S. (Digital Visualization Concentration)

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Department Information

College of Business and Technology

P.O. Box 70309
Phone: (423) 439-5110
Web Address: ETSUDigitalMedia.com/

Niswonger Digital Media Center, Room 196
Contact: Digm.Info@etsu.edu

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 Visualization Concentration

Three views of animated zombie figure
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This concentration gives students the background to develop conceptual, technical, and aesthetic design skills important in the creation of digital media art assets. Students in this concentration prepare concept art and design elements for careers in entertainment media, game art, electronic publishing, photographic imaging, advertising design, and 3-D modeling.

Degree Requirements: 120 credits

General Education 41-42 credits
Major Total Requirement 79 credits
     Major Core    (35 credits)
     Concentration    (24 credits)
     Advisor Approved Electives    (20 credits)
TOTAL 120 credits

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: DIGM-BS (VISU)  

Grade Requirement: No grade below a C (2.0) in DIGM courses may be applied to the B.S. degree.

General Education Requirements  

These requirements include earning 41-42 credits in Communication, Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavior Sciences, History, Natural Sciences and Mathematics categories.

Major Specific courses listed in General Education Requirements:

Total Requirements for Digital Media Major: 79 credits

Advisor Approved Electives: 20 credits

Choose 20 credits from the following:

  • Any DIGM course
  • Any ENTC course
  • Any INTD course
  • Any RTVF course
  • Any CSCI course
  • Any ARTA course
  • Any ADVR course

No Minor Required

Additional Information

Click here to view Degree and Graduation Requirements  for all ETSU students.

CSCI 1100  or Proficiency exam: Must be completed to meet Bachelor’s Degree Requirements. 

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