Digital Arts and Sciences Core Requirements

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Digital Arts

  • DA100 Introduction to Digital Art: Time and Image
  • DA110 Drawing
  • DA120 Element of Design
  • DA140 Introduction to Digital Art: Form & Code
  • DA212 Art in Context

Professional Experience

Students are required to take the following courses in their final year to apply the knowledge learned in the program:

  • DA491 Professional Practice
  • DA492 Senior Studies

Digital Arts and Sciences Core Electives

200-level Digital Arts Course

Students must complete two of the following courses:

  • DA200 3D Digital Modeling & Imagery 
  • DA225 Digital Painting & Illustration 
  • DA250 Interactive & Algorithmic Art 

300-level Digital Arts Course

Students must complete two of the following courses:

  • DA300 3D Imagery & Animation
  • DA310 Digital Object Design 
  • DA320 Moving Images: Motion Graphics & Animation
  • DA350 Interactive Audio/Visual 
  • DA391 Special Topics: Game System Design 
  • DA392 Special Topics: Digital Arts & Science 
  • DA393 Special Topics: Creative Apps
  • DA394 Special Topics: Designing for Website Usability
  • DA395 Special Topics in Digital Arts & Science

Computer Science/Mathematics Courses for Digital Arts and Sciences

Students must complete the following courses:

Computer Science

  • CS141 Intro to Computer Science I (4 credits)
  • CS142 Intro to Computer Science II
  • CS242 Advanced Programming Concepts in Java

Mathematics

  • MA131 Calculus I
  • MA230 3D Space and Projective Geometry
  • MA239 Linear Algebra
  • MA277 Elementary Numerical Methods

Computer Science/Mathematics Electives

Students must complete 3 more computer science (CS) and/or mathematics (MA) courses worth a total of 9 credits.

Digital Arts and Sciences Electives

Physics/Science Courses

Students must complete one of the following courses plus an additional natural science course:

  • PH131 Physics I (4 credits)
  • PH141 Physics for Life Sciences I (4 credits)

Statistics

Students must complete one of the following courses:

  • STAT282 General Statistics
  • STAT381 Probability
  • STAT383 Probability & Statistics

Knowledge Area/University Course Electives

Students will have at least 15 credit hours available to use toward Knowledge Area and/or University Course electives to satisfy the Clarkson Common Experience requirements.

Free Electives

Students will have approximately 27 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.