Digital design is revolutionizing the fields of communications, entertainment, business, science and technology. Bridge the arts and sciences and learn what it takes to be a design leader with a degree from Wilkes in Digital Design and Media Art.
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Why Study Digital Design and Media Art at Wilkes?
You'll receive personalized attention from dedicated professors and build a portfolio packed with comprehensive campaigns containing cross-media examples. Choose from either a bachelor of fine arts or a bachelor of arts degree in Digital Design and Media Art. Students choosing the BA option will choose a cognate minor in art, business administration, communication studies, computer science, English, entrepreneurship, game and emergent technology, marketing, theatre arts/acting and directing or theatre arts/theatre design and technology. The BFA option requires the art minor, showcasing a dedication to your craft through a breadth of design work and depth of art knowledge.
What Will You Learn as a Digital Design and Media Art Major?
- You'll develop a strong foundation in design principles and communication theory and learn to use them in real-world applications.
- Combining your skills, you'll build a broad tool kit to help you develop cohesive creative strategies across digital media, including websites, video, animation and 3D modeling.
- Approaching design as creative problem-solving, you'll collaborate with fellow students in labs stocked with industry-standard computer and software, high-definition video cameras, light kits, Wacom tablets and digital single-lens reflex cameras.