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Web Design and Development - Interaction and Design Emphasis, B.S.

Requirements

The BS  in Web Design and Development allows students to study app development for mobile devices, web design, and development for mobile friendly websites, digital magazine publishing, and user experience design. In order to be successful in these areas, students need skills in design and content creation.

Total Program Credits: 120

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following:  3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3.0)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6.0)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3.0)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5.0)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0) (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3.0)  
Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877  (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877  (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization  (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History  (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage  (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government  (3.0)  
Complete the following:   
  PHIL 2050  Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life  (2.0)  
Distribution Courses   
  Biology  3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science  3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3
Discipline Core Requirements:   44 Credits
  DGM 1220 Digital Design Essentials 3
  DGM 1230 Interaction Design Essentials 3
  DGM 1240 Communicating Digital Design WE 3
  DGM 1600 Scripting for Internet Technologies 3
  DGM 2120 Web Essentials 3
  DGM 221R Interaction Design Practicum 1
  DGM 2240 Interaction Design 3
  DGM 2250 Principles of Digital Design 3
  DGM 2341 Media Formats and Outputs   3
  DGM 301R Digital Lecture Series 1
  DGM 312G Digital Media for Intercultural Communication 3
  DGM 3110 Corporate Issues in Digital Media WE 3
  DGM 3220 Digital Media Project Management 3
  DGM 3750 Media Analytics 3
  DGM 490R Senior Capstone 3
Emphasis Requirements:   6 Credits
Interaction and Design Requirements  
  DGM 3240 Interaction Design Colloquium   3
  DGM 3260 Immersive Experiences II   3
  DGM 3271 Digital Product Design Studio   3
  DGM 481R Internship 1
Emphasis Elective Requirements:   31 Credits
Complete 31 credits from one of the following two tracks 31
Interaction and Design Requirements  
  ART 1410 Typography I (3)  
  DGM 221R Interaction Design Practicum (1)  
  DGM 2260 Immersive Experiences I (3)  
  DGM 2270 Digital Product Experiences I (3)   
  DGM 2280 Interactive Media Production (3)  
  DGM 2320 Digital Photography and Compositing I (3)  
  DGM 281R Internship (1)  
  DGM 320R Advanced Topics in Digital Media Design (1)  
  DGM 321R Advanced Interaction Design Practicum (1)  
  DGM 3270 Digital Product Experiences II (3)   
  DGM 3280 Adaptive Media Experiences (3)   
  DGM 3320 Digital Photography and Compositing II (3)  
  DGM 4280 Interactive Media Strategies (3)  
  DGM 4290 Designing Voice Experiences (3)  
  DGM 4620 Producing Technology-based Training (3)  
Mixed Reality Track Recommended Electives  
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I (4)  
  DGM 1645 Mixed Reality Essentials (3)  
  DGM 2245 Mixed Reality Experiences I (3)  
 
Virtual Reality for Digital Cinema Storytelling (3)  
  DGM 2760 Web Languages I (3)  
 
Mixed Reality Experiences II (3)  
 
Mixed Reality Studio (3)  
 
Advanced Editing for Mixed Reality Content (3)  
 
Digital Photography and Compositing II (3) (This has a prerequisite of   DGM 2320)  
 
Digital Product Experiences II (3)  
 
Adaptive Media Experiences (3)  
 
Advanced Topics in Digital Media Design (1)  
 
Advanced Interaction Design Practicum (1)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits.
  2. A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all discipline core courses with no grade lower than a C- required for graduation. To qualify for the portfolio review, DGM courses must be completed with a grade of B- or higher.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements, which includes a portfolio review and acceptance into the degree.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track. (Note: This graduation plan has not been updated, please contact the department for the most updated plan.)

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 1220 Digital Design Essentials 3
DGM 2120 Web Essentials 3
DGM 1600 Scripting for Internet Technology 3
ENGH 1005 or    ENGL 1010 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts or  Introduction to Academic Writing                                    3
Fine Arts See Wolverine Track for options 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 1230 Interaction Design Essentials 3
DGM 1240 Communicating Digital Design 3
DGM 2250 Principles of Digital Design 3
MAT 1030 or Quantitative Reasoning or 3
MATH 1040 or Introduction to Statistics or
MATH 1050 College Algebra
Humanities See Wolverine Track for options 3
    15
Semester 3 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 2240 Interaction Design 3
DGM 2341 Media Formats and Outputs 3
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Writing 3
Biology See Wolverine Track for options 3
IAD Elective See Advisor to plan classes 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4* Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 221R Interaction Design Colloquium 1
HLTH 1100 or Personal Health and Wellness or 2
PES 1097 Fitness for Life
American Institutions See Wolverine Track for options 3
IAD Elective See Advisor to plan classes 3
IAD Elective See Advisor to plan classes 3
IAD Elective See Advisor to plan classes 3
  Semester total: 15
*Student applies to program by submitting portfolio toward the end of this semester.
Semester 5* Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 3220 Project Management 3
DGM 3240 Interaction Design Colloquium 3
DGM 3271 Digital Product Design Studio 3
Social or Behavioral Science See Wolverine Track for options 3
IAD Elective (Upper Division) See Advisor to plan classes 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 3110 Corporate Issues in Digital Media WE 3
DGM 3260 Immersive Experiences II 3
DGM 301R Digital Lecture Series 1
IAD Elective (Upper Division) See Advisor to plan classes 3
IAD Elective (Upper Division) See Advisor to plan classes 3
IAD Elective See Advisor to plan classes 1
  Semester total: 14
Semester 7 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 490R Senior Capstone (see advisor for this class) 3
DGM 3750 Media Analytics (See Advisor) 3
DGM 481R Internship 1
Third Science See Wolverine Track for options 3
IAD Elective (Upper Division) See Advisor to plan classes 3
IAD Elective See Advisor to plan classes 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 8 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 490R Senior Capstone (see advisor for this class) 3
DGM 312G Digital Media for Intercultural Communication 3
Physical Science See Wolverine Track for options 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
IAD Elective (Upper Division) See Advisor to plan classes 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 120

Department

Digital Media

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