As a DA&S major, you will take 78 credit hours focused around digital arts and sciences. This leaves ample opportunity to explore majors or other areas that interest you while you complete your DA&S degree.

Clarkson Common Experience

The following courses are required for all students, irrespective of their program of study. These courses are offered during the fall semester, with FY100 First-Year Seminar being required of only first-year students. Both FY100 and UNIV190 are typically taken during the fall semester of the first year at Clarkson.

FY100

First-Year Seminar

1

UNIV190

The Clarkson Seminar

3

Core Requirements

Students majoring in DA&S are required to complete the following courses:

CS141

Introduction to Computer Science I

3

CS142

Introduction to Computer Science II

3

CS242

Advanced Programming Concepts in Java

3

DA100

Introduction to Digital Art: Time & Image

3

DA110

Drawing

3

DA120

Elements of Design

3

DA140

Introduction to Digital Art: Form & Code

3

DA212

Art in Context

3

DA491

Professional Practice

3

DA492

Senior Studies

3

MA131

Calculus I

3

MA230

3-D Space & Projective Geometry

3

MA239

Elementary Linear Algebra

3

MA277

Introduction to Computational Sciences

3

 Core Electives

The following are electives students are required to complete for the DA&S major:

Computer Science/Mathematics
In addition to the core computer science and mathematics requirements, students must complete 9 credits from the computer science (CS) or mathematics (MA) subject areas.

200-level Digital Arts Course
Students must complete two 200-level digital arts courses from the following:

DA200

3D Digital Modeling & Imagery

3

DA225

Digital Painting & Illustration

3

DA250

Interactive & Algorithmic Art

3


300-level Digital Arts Course
Students must complete two 300-level digital arts courses from the following:

DA300

3D Imagery & Animation

3

DA310

Digital Object Design

3

DA320

Moving Images: Motion Graphics & Animation

3

DA350

Interactive Audio/Visual

3

DA391

Special Topics: Game System Design

3

DA392

Special Topics: Digital Arts & Science

3

DA393

Special Topics: Creative Apps

3

DA394

Special Topics: Designing for Website Usability

3

DA395

Special Topics in Digital Arts & Science

3


Physics/Science Courses
In addition to completing one physics (PH) course from the following, students must complete an additional natural science course:

PH131

Physics I

4

PH141

Physics for Life Sciences I

4


Statistics

Students must complete one statistics (STAT) course from the following:

STAT282

General Statistics

3

STAT381

Probability

3

STAT383

Probability & Statistics

3


Knowledge Area/University Course Electives

Students majoring in DA&S will have approximately 42 credit hours available to use toward Knowledge Area and/or University Course electives.

Free Electives

Students majoring in DA&S will have approximately 42 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.