Audio/Video - Requirements and Outcomes

Competency or
Program Requirement
Course Number and Title Required
Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics DAT*H101 Introduction to Digital Arts 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication listed 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H135 or higher than MAT*H137 3
Program Requirement ART*H121 Two Dimensional Design or
ART*H250 Digital Photography or
GRA*H150 Introduction to Graphic Design
3
SECOND SEMESTER
Scientific Reasoning ♢♢ Choose any Scientific Reasoning listed 3-4
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirement DAT *H108 Digital Imaging I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H110 Digital Video I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H218 Electronic Music Composition and Audio Technology I 3
THIRD SEMESTER
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication listed 3
Scientific Knowledge ♢♢ Choose any Scientific Knowledge listed 3-4
Program Requirement DAT*H104 Multimedia Authoring I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H220 Acoustics and Sound Design 3
Program Requirement DAT*H224 Digital Video II 3
FOURTH SEMESTER
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed 3
Social Phenomena Choose any Social Phenomena listed 3
Program Requirement DAT*H205 Multimedia Authoring II 3
Program Requirement DAT*H226 Motion Graphics and Animation 3
Program Requirement DAT*H290 Digital Arts Project 3
Total Credits: 61-62

Notes:

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

MAT*H137 and courses numbered lower than MAT*H137 will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

♢♢ At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate the properties of sound, human hearing, psychoacoustics, electro-acoustic and digital sound reproduction systems.
  2. Design and edit digital and analog audio files.
  3. Synthesize and apply the processes involved in transforming a concept to a video production.
  4. Design, produce, edit, and complete original video projects.
  5. Utilize state-of-the-ART special effect techniques currently used in the film and video industry.
  6. Complete significant projects terminating in deliverable software/media products with technical documentation.

Graphics/Animation - Requirements and Outcomes

Competency or
Program Requirement
Course Number and Title Required
Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics DAT*H101 Introduction to Digital Arts 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication listed 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H135 or higher than MAT*H137 3
Program Requirement ART*H121 Two Dimensional Design or
ART*H250 Digital Photography or
GRA*H150 Introduction to Graphic Design
3
SECOND SEMESTER
Scientific Reasoning ♢♢ Choose any Scientific Reasoning listed 3-4
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirement DAT*H104 Multimedia Authoring I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H108 Digital Imaging I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H110 Digital Video I 3
THIRD SEMESTER
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication listed 3
Scientific Knowledge ♢♢ Choose any Scientific Knowledge listed 3-4
Program Requirement DAT*H205 Multimedia Authoring II 3
Program Requirement DAT*H212 Graphics and Animation I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H230 Digital Imaging II 3
FOURTH SEMESTER
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed 3
Social Phenomena Choose any Social Phenomena listed 3
Program Requirement DAT*H106 Digital Design 3
Program Requirement DAT*H234 Graphics and Animation II 3
Program Requirement DAT*H290 Digital Arts Project 3
Total Credits: 61-62

Notes:

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

MAT*H137 and courses numbered lower than MAT*H137 will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

♢♢ At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Design, edit and manipulate digital graphic and image files.
  2. Utilize advanced techniques for character modeling and the design of virtual space.
  3. Design, model, and animate complete 3-dimensional virtual worlds.
  4. Utilize state-of-the-art 3D special effect techniques currently used in the film and video industry.
  5. Utilize current digital imaging equipment and techniques to create/acquire content
  6. Complete significant projects terminating in deliverable software/media products with technical documentation.

Multimedia/Web - Requirements and Outcomes

Competency or
Program Requirement
Course Number and Title Required
Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics DAT*H101 Introduction to Digital Arts 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication listed 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H135 or higher than MAT*H137 3
Program Requirement ART*H121 Two Dimensional Design or
ART*H250 Digital Photography or
GRA*H150 Introduction to Graphic Design
3
SECOND SEMESTER
Scientific Reasoning ♢♢ Choose any Scientific Reasoning listed 3-4
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirement DAT*H104 Multimedia Authoring I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H108 Digital Imaging I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H110 Digital Video I 3
THIRD SEMESTER
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication listed 3
Scientific Knowledge ♢♢ Choose any Scientific Knowledge listed 3-4
Program Requirement DAT*H116 Interactive Media Design 3
Program Requirement DAT*H205 Multimedia Authoring II 3
Program Requirement CSC*H205 Visual Basic I 3
FOURTH SEMESTER
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed 3
Social Phenomena Choose any Social Phenomena listed 3
Program Requirement DAT*H215 Multimedia Web Authoring 3
Program Requirement DAT*H240 Multimedia Authoring III 3
Program Requirement DAT*H290 Digital Arts Project (Will require waiver) 3
Total Credits: 61-62

Notes:

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

MAT*H137 and courses numbered lower than MAT*H137 will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

♢♢ At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Utilize current design and delivery techniques to design advanced multimedia systems.
  2. Utilize the phases of the project development life-cycle to assist in the design and completion of software development projects.
  3. Storyboard, design, and implement multimedia systems.
  4. Design and implement accessibility-compliant user interfaces.
  5. Design World Wide Web Interactive technologies.
  6. Complete significant projects terminating in deliverable software/media products with technical documentation.

Audio/Video Certificate

Students must complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:

Course No. Title Credits
DAT*H108 Digital Imaging I 3
DAT*H110 Digital Video Production I 3
DAT*H218 Electronic Music Composition/Audio Tech I 3
DAT*H219 Electronic Music Composition/Audio Tech II 3
DAT*H220 Acoustics and Sound Design 3
DAT*H224 Digital Video Production II 3
DAT*H226 Motion Graphics for Film & Video 3
DAT*H237 Principles of Sound Recording 3
  Total Credit Hours 24

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Analyze and evaluate the properties of sound, human hearing, psychoacoustics, electro-acoustic and digital sound reproduction systems.
  • Design and edit analog and digital audio files.
  • Synthesize and apply processes for transforming a concept into a complete video production.
  • Script, produce, edit, and complete original video projects.
  • Design state-of-the-art special effect techniques used in film and video.
  • Complete original projects terminating in deliverable media products with technical documentation.

Graphics/Animation Certificate

Students must complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:

Course No. Title Credits
GRA*H150 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
DAT*H106 Digital Design 3
DAT*H108 Digital Imaging I 3
DAT*H212 3D Graphics & Animation I 3
    12
     
DAT*H116 Interactive Media Design 3
DAT*H230 Digital Imaging II 3
DAT*H234 3D Graphics & Animation II 3
    9
  Total Credit Hours 21

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Design, edit and manipulate digital graphics and image files.
  2. Utilize advanced techniques for character modeling and the design of virtual space.
  3. Design, model, and animate complete 3-dimensional landscapes.
  4. Develop state-of-the-art 3D special effects for film and video productions.
  5. Complete significant projects terminating in deliverable software/media products with technical documentation.

Multimedia/Web Certificate

Course No. Title Credits
DAT*H104 Multimedia Authoring I 3
DAT*H106 Digital Design 3
DAT*H116 Interactive Media Design 3
DAT*H205 Multimedia Authoring II 3
DAT*H215 Multimedia/Web Authoring 3
DAT*H240 Multimedia Authoring III 3
  Total Credit Hours 18

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Utilize current development methods to design advanced multimedia systems.
  • Utilize the phases of the project development life-cycle to assist in the design and completion of multimedia project applications.
  • Conduct a user-needs assessment for the development of multimedia systems.
  • Design and implement accessibility-compliant user interfaces.
  • Design interactive application technologies for the World Wide Web.
  • Complete significant projects terminating in deliverable software products with technical documentation.

Electronic Music Certificate

Students must complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:

Course No. Title Credits
MUS*H101 Music History & Appreciation I 3
DAT/MUS*H218 Electronic Music Composition/ Audio Tech I 3
DAT/MUS*H237 Principles of Sound Recording 3
*Directed Elective Arts/Digital Arts 3
    12
     
MUS*H126 20th Century/Modern Music 3
DAT/MUS*H219 Electronic Music Composition/Audio Tech II 3
DAT*H220 Acoustics and Sound Design 3
    9
  Total Credit Hours 21

*Directed Electives:
DAT*H110, DAT*H226, DAT*H290,
MUS*H103, MUS*H115

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Analyze and evaluate the properties of sound, human hearing, and sound reproduction systems.
  • Use principles of acoustics and psychoacoustics to design state-of-the-art sonic environments.
  • Apply industry-standard techniques and tools to complete two-track and multi-track recording projects.
  • Use digital signal processing tools to manipulate and shape sound.
  • Compose original electronic music compositions.