The Digital Arts Minor is designed to help undergraduate students grasp the knowledge to build, engineer and design innovative custom systems to impact our understanding of how technology can be used in the arts. A student who completes the Digital Arts Minor has demonstrated aptitude in computer programming, web design, video editing, digital fabrication, digital sound production, and knowledge of the historical context of digital arts. This interdisciplinary program mobilizes expertise from every program in the Institute, combining skills from music, theater, dance, film, art and critical studies for students.
By graduation, students should have developed the following competencies, as demonstrated by the successful completion of a capstone digital portfolio:
Students are not required to have specialized knowledge to declare a Digital Arts Minor. Students officially declare a Digital Arts Minor by registering with the Registrar's Office.
However, students on "Métier Warning" are suspended from taking courses that apply to the Digital Arts Minor. Good standing in the major program is required for continued enrollment. Students may be permanently removed from the minor after more than one semester on Métier Warning, at the recommendation of their Dean and the Provost.
Students are expected to have a high-functioning laptop computer, preferably an apple laptop.
Students are required to complete 18 units in classes approved for credit towards the minor, including 11 units of core, foundation requirements:
Total 18 units
Enrollment to elective courses may be restricted to students within their own program.
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