MS Degree Program
Area of Concentration in Digital Art

The area of concentration in digital art is designed for students and professionals to create art forms including interactive multimedia, high definition video and video installations, visual effects, advanced 2D and 3D computer graphics and animation, sound design, website design and music composition. Students are exposed to in depth discussion of digital arts history, media theory, aesthetics and the creative process. Students have the opportunity to take computer science courses and tailor the concentration to emphasize either a technical or artistic focus. Students are provided with an emphasis on the practical creative approach, working with digital arts faculty on projects in studio. The concentration in digital art can lead to businesses involved in creating or providing content for other companies.

Degree Requirements

The Digital Art concentration requires 30 credit hours of coursework, a nine-credit-hour individual research project and extended piece. Click on a course number below for a full description of the course from KSI's online course listings.

Required Core Courses  
CIS517 Advanced Computer Graphics
CIS571 Introduction to Digital Art
CIS572 Digital Art Workshop
CIS573 Digital Production Studio
Area Courses  
CIS513 Multi-Media Information Systems
CIS574 Digital Video Production
CIS575 Digital Audio Production
CIS576 DV Independent Film Production
CIS577 Digital Cinematography
CIS578 Art and Technology Seminar(I)
CIS579 Art and Technology Seminar(II)
MS Project (9 credits)
CIS599 A, B, C — Research Project & Extended Piece


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