Division: Arts, Humanities & Learning Resources Academic Dept: Arts HEGIS: 5012 Curriculum Chair: Prof. Melissa Hall Tel: 914-606-6835
The Digital Arts Certificate is a concentrated course of study designed for students interested in developing professional expertise in the field of digital art. Core classes provide a strong foundation in history, theory, and studio practice, including an introduction to basic software skills. Subject area electives allow students to explore a range of concentration areas, facilitating a cross-disciplinary and multi-dimensional experience that reflects contemporary digital art and media production. A capstone course in Digital Arts Projects encourages an integrated approach to project conception and development, or can be substituted with an internship providing real world experience in the field. The Mentored Portfolio course focuses on portfolio development and career preparation.
Subject Area Electives (see below) to reach minimum total - Credit Hours 15
Subject Area Electives
Choose at least 5 courses from the Subject Areas Electives List. Students may substitute up to 6 credits of Subject Area Electives with courses in a related field upon approval of the Curriculum Chair.
Minimum Total Credits: 36
Advisement Guide: The Advisement Guide provides important information to students about how best to complete this degree, including a semester-by-semester breakdown of how best to complete the required classes. Click here for the Advisement Guide’s 2-Semester Plan.