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Tulane's School of Continuing Studies offers Bachelor's and Associate's Degrees in Digital Design, as well as a Minor and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate upon fulfillment of the requirements listed below.

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The curriculum in Digital Design has been revised. All currently enrolled students who wish to complete the "old" digital design curriculum must declare the major by June 1, 2012, and complete all degree requirements by the end of spring 2013. All new students and any currently enrolled students who do not declare a digital design major by June 1, 2012 must follow the new curriculum.

Please contact Paul Greenberg, Director, 504-865-5555 or pgreenbe@tulane.edu for further information about the digital design program.

New Curriculum - effective June 1, 2012

Bachelor of arts in digital design - new curriculum

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture
6-8
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)
Credits
Humanities
12
Sciences
12
Social Sciences
12
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1020 Introduction to Digital Design
3
MDAR 2810 Web Design
3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
MDAR 4300 Animation II
3
Select two courses:
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 3350 Graphic Design II
MDAR 4320 Digital Portfolio Development
6
MDAR 5010 Media Arts Practicum
3
Minor (optional)
Credits
Varies according to minor chosen  
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 120 credits
Total
120

>> Worksheet for BA in Digital Design

 

Associate of arts in digital design - new curriculum

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements
Credits
Humanities
3
Sciences
3
Social Sciences
3
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1020 Introduction to Digital Design
3
MDAR 2810 Web Design
3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
Select one course:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 3350 Graphic Design II
MDAR 4320 Digital Portfolio Development
3
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 60 credits
Total
60

>> Worksheet for AA in Digital Design

 

Minor in digital design - new curriculum

Minor Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1020 Introduction to Digital Design
3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging I
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
3
Select one course:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
Total
18

 

digital design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - new curriculum

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates (awarded only to students already holding a BA or BS) in all Media Arts disciplines are composed of the major courses for the BA.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Digital Design

Core Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1020 Introduction to Digital Design
3
MDAR 2810 Web Design
3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
MDAR 4300 Animation II
3

Select two courses:
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 3350 Graphic Design II
MDAR 4320 Digital Portfolio Development

6
MDAR 5010 Media Arts Practicum
3
Total
33

>> Worksheet for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Digital Design

 


 

Bachelor of arts in digital design - "old" curriculum

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture
6-8
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)
Credits
Humanities
12
Sciences
12
Social Sciences
12
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts
3
ENLS 2630 Expository Writing
4
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging I
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
MDAR 4300 3-D Design and Animation
3
Select two courses:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
MDAR 3810 Designing Websites
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
CPST 2400 Webpage Design and Development
BSMT 2750 Intro to Franchising
6
MDAR 5010 Media Arts Internship
3
Minor (optional)
Credits
Varies according to minor chosen  
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 120 credits
Total
120

>> Worksheet for BA in Digital Design

 

Associate of arts in digital design - "old" curriculum

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements
Credits
Humanities
3
Sciences
3
Social Sciences
3
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts
3
ENLS 2630 Expository Writing
4
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging I
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
Select one course:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
MDAR 3810 Designing Websites
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
CPST 2400 Webpage Design and Development
3
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 60 credits
Total
60

>> Worksheet for AA in Digital Design

 

Minor in digital design - "old" curriculum

Minor Requirements
Credits
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging I
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 4300 Animation II - 3D Design and Animation
3
Select two courses:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
MDAR 3200 Animation I - 2D Design and Animation
MDAR 3810 Designing Websites
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
CPST 2400 Webpage Design and Development
6
Total
18

 

digital design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - "old" curriculum

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates (awarded only to students already holding a BA or BS) in all Media Arts disciplines are composed of the major courses for the BA.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Digital Design

Core Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts
3
ENLS 2630 Expository Writing
4
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration
3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging I
3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
3
MDAR 3200 Animation I
3
MDAR 4300 Animation II
3
Select two courses:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
MDAR 3810 Designing Websites
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
CPST 2400 Webpage Design and Development
BSMT 2750 Intro to Franchising
6
MDAR 5010 Media Arts Internship
3
Total
34

>> Worksheet for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Digital Design

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