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.
The Clarkson Seminar
Students majoring in DA&S are required to complete the following courses:
Introduction to Computer Science I
Introduction to Computer Science II
Advanced Programming Concepts in Java
Introduction to Digital Art: Time & Image
Elements of Design
Introduction to Digital Art: Form & Code
Art in Context
3-D Space & Projective Geometry
Elementary Linear Algebra
Introduction to Computational Sciences
The following are electives students are required to complete for the DA&S major:
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:
3D Digital Modeling & Imagery
Digital Painting & Illustration
Interactive & Algorithmic Art
300-level Digital Arts Course
Students must complete two 300-level digital arts courses from the following:
3D Imagery & Animation
Digital Object Design
Moving Images: Motion Graphics & Animation
Special Topics: Game System Design
Special Topics: Digital Arts & Science
Special Topics: Creative Apps
Special Topics: Designing for Website Usability
Special Topics in Digital Arts & Science
In addition to completing one physics (PH) course from the following, students must complete an additional natural science course:
Physics for Life Sciences I
Students must complete one statistics (STAT) course from the following:
Probability & Statistics
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.
Students majoring in DA&S will have approximately 42 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.