School of Architecture

Architecture Courses

ARCH 1301 Architectural History I: 3 semester hours.

Survey of the development of architecture from Renaissance to modern era. This course will also focus on culturally significant Western and Nonwestern architecture that advances critical thought and intellectual curiosity. Required drawing and reading material will enhance the evolution of historical, social and political concepts and foster the ability to write and express ideas graphically and professionally to engage effectively the regional, national and global community with an emphasis on personal as well as social responsibility.

ARCH 1302 History of Architecture II: 3 semester hours.

Survey of the development of architecture from Renaissance to modern era. This course will also focus on culturally significant Western and Nonwestern architecture that advances critical thought and intellectual curiosity. Required drawing and reading material will enhance the evolution of historical, social and political concepts and foster the ability to write and express ideas graphically and professionally to engage effectively the regional, national and global community with an emphasis on personal as well as social responsibility.

ARCH 1303 Architectural Design I: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to basic design issues including forum, space, ordering systems, human use and the architect's responsibility to society. Students will investigate these issues critically in individual and collaborative projects and communicate findings through visual, oral and written presentations.
Co-requisite: ARCH 1307.

ARCH 1307 Visual Communications: 3 semester hours.

Multimedia techniques in graphics emphasizing orthographic projections, perspective, shade and shadow, and freehand drawing.
Co-requisite: ARCH 1303.

ARCH 1315 Computer Aided Design: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to the range and potential of computer aided design and electronic media in problem solving and conceptual design.

ARCH 1327 Multimedia Digital Application: 3 semester hours.

The goal of this course is to obtain an introductory skill set for using computer base mutimedia technologies, such as Adobe Acrobat, PhotoShop, Illustrator, and AutoCad, which will further help assist them in their studies and practices. The primary emphasis is to help improve their research, productivity, presentation & communications through the effective use of graphic technology; stimulating their personal capacity & creativity.

ARCH 1626 Architectural Design II: 6 semester hours.

Basic principles of architectural design and communication including organization, spatial sequence, relationships and problem solving using simple interior and exterior problems.
Prerequisites: ARCH 1303 or ARCH 1253.

ARCH 2312 Architectural Technology: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to the properties and uses of natural and manufactured building materials and the effect of the nature of materials upon design.

ARCH 2603 Architecture Design III: 6 semester hours.

Problem solving and presentation of basic principles, concepts and ideas as applied to simple architectural problems
Prerequisites: ARCH 1626 or ARCH 1266.

ARCH 2604 Architecture Design IV: 6 semester hours.

Basic architectural design projects with an emphasis on site development, function, form and the design process.
Prerequisites: ARCH 2603 or ARCH 2256.

ARCH 3328 Materials and Methods II: 3 semester hours.

Emphasis on systems of building structures and on the interrelationships among the components of the systems, the assembly processes and project control.

ARCH 3329 Structural Systems I: 3 semester hours.

A study of theory of various structural concepts. Emphasis placed on statics and strength of materials.
Prerequisites: MATH 1316 or MATH 1123.

ARCH 3345 Environmental Systems: 3 semester hours.

Fundamentals of environmental systems for buildings: lighting, electrical, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, and life safety.

ARCH 3346 Sustainable Building: 3 semester hours.

Issues facing the design and construction industries in creating and maintaining high performance green buildings. Sustainable building projects will be analyzed, green building rating systems of USGBC's LEED system and the DOE's Energy Star program will be studied and researched and presentation of benchmark sustainable case study projects will be accomplished.

ARCH 3347 Ecology and Man: 3 semester hours.

Theoretical frameworks for understanding how the physical and cultural constructs of mankind are integral to the natural world, for the purpose of developing the systems thinking skills that will be required to sustain life.

ARCH 3625 Architecture Design V: 6 semester hours.

Building design as it relates to structure, circulation, context and support systems.
Prerequisites: (ARCH 2604 or ARCH 2266) and (ARCH 3329 (may be taken concurrently) or ARCH 3293 (may be taken concurrently)).

ARCH 3626 Architecture Design VI: 6 semester hours.

Analysis and design of structures of advanced complexity with emphasis on interrelationships of building systems.
Prerequisites: ARCH 3625 or ARCH 3256.

ARCH 4333 INTL EDUCATION AND TRAVEL INIT: 3 semester hours.

The study of architecture and building design focusing on historical and/or current projects in the country of _____. Included in the course will be a trip to ____ that will focus on exploring the methods and practice of architecture and construction in this country.
Prerequisites: ARCH 2233 and ARCH 2243.

ARCH 4343 Structural Systems II: 3 semester hours.

A study of theory, behavior and design of structural systems in steel and timber.
Prerequisites: ARCH 3329 or ARCH 3293 and (MATH 1123 or MATH 1316).

ARCH 4344 CAD Construction Documents and Codes: 3 semester hours.

The organization, development and preparation of a complete set of working drawings using computer aided design.
Prerequisites: ARCH 1315 or ARCH 2223.

ARCH 4359 Professional Practice: 3 semester hours.

Overview of the ethical, legal and administrative responsibilities of the architect. The study of relationships between the architect, the client, and the contractor involved in comprehensive architectural services and emerging techniques of practice.

ARCH 4361 Landscape Architecture: 3 semester hours.

Principles of site development as related to climate, topography, and intended use.

ARCH 4363 Net Zero Energy Design I: 3 semester hours.

Passive House Certification principles and methodologies including design strategies, energy modeling and construction details and processes.

ARCH 4364 Net Zero Energy Design II: 3 semester hours.

Passive and active design strategies for reducing energy use in buildings followed by on-site renewable energy applications to achieve net zero energy use.

ARCH 4366 Regenerative Design: 3 semester hours.

Integrated frameworks for developing regenerative capabilities in the products of design, the process of design, and the individuals who engage in design.

ARCH 4367 Introduction to Interior Design: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to the profession and practice of interior design.

ARCH 4368 Interior Design II: 3 semester hours.

Interior Design II will provide an advanced understanding in designing and detailing interior architecture, exploring the production of interior mechanical, millwork drawings, and Construction Documents.

ARCH 4373 Advanced Computer Aided Design: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive architectural design and presentation using 2- and 3 - modeling software. Emphasis on the role electronic media in the visualization of design projects.
Prerequisites: ARCH 2322 or ARCH 2223.

ARCH 4374 Building Information Modeling: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to the fundamentals of Building Information Modeling and how they apply to the design and construction industry and a technology enabled workforce. Introduction to the methods of creation, evaluation and exchange of Building Information Models. Leveraging BIM and 4D modeling for construction optimization and sustainable building initiatives.
Prerequisites: ARCH 1315 or ARCH 2223.

ARCH 4375 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems: 3 semester hours.

Concepts and techniques of utilizing geographic information systems to study and model environmental issues including methods of creating, analyzing and displaying GIS data utilizing industry standard software. Global positioning systems (GPS) will be introduced as a means of creating GIS data.

ARCH 4376 Energy Modeling: 3 semester hours.

Utilize energy, solar, and hygrothermal modeling software to determine how to cost effectively achieve high performing buildings.

ARCH 4397 Special Topics: 3 semester hours.

The study of various specialized fields of architecture as they relate to contemporary social issues. Topics vary by semester. Course may be repeated for credit when topics vary.

ARCH 4399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Readings, research, and/or field work on selected topics.

ARCH 4423 Urban Planning: 3 semester hours.

Study of theories and concepts concerning the structure and function of urban communities; spatial and temporal aspects of urban development; problems and consequences of planned and unplanned changes in urban society.

ARCH 4640 Architectural Internship: 6 semester hours.

Approved internship in an architecture office, the building construction industry or a planning or public service agency. Prerequisite: Approval of Director or Dean of the School of Architecture.

ARCH 4645 Architecture Design VII: 6 semester hours.

Exploration of urban design and the human and environmental impact of individual designs in the built environment.
Prerequisites: ARCH 3626 or ARCH 3266.

ARCH 4647 Architecture Design VIII: 6 semester hours.

Advanced problems in architecture and planning.
Prerequisites: ARCH 4645 or ARCH 4456.

ARCH 4698 Special Projects: 6 semester hours.

Unique design studio projects tailored to learning objectives. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: ARCH 2626 or ARCH 2266.

ARCH 4699 Independent Study: 1-6 semester hour.

Readings, research, and/or field work on selected topics.

ARCH 5159 Prof Employmnt Dev-Soft Skills: 1 semester hour.

Graduating senior seminar for Architecture majors to provide an introduction to industry options with an emphasis preparing for success in their career by improving their "soft skills.".

ARCH 5348 Structural Systems III: 3 semester hours.

Structural design and analysis of building systems in steel and reinforced concrete; long spans, lateral forces, connections, code requirements, and economics of structural systems.
Prerequisites: ARCH 4343 or ARCH 4433.

ARCH 5351 Research Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Research and programming for the Comprehensive Project Studio.

ARCH 5374 Building Information Modeling: 3 semester hours.

Exploring the fundamentals of Building Information Modeling and how they apply to the design and construction industry and a technology enabled workforce. Exploring the methods of creation, evaluation and exchange of Building Information Models. Leveraging BIM and 4D modeling for construction optimization and sustainable building initiatives.

ARCH 5397 Special Topics: 3 semester hours.

The study of various specialized fields of architecture as they relate to contemporary social or technical issues. Topics vary by semester. Course may be repeated for credit when topics vary.

ARCH 5650 Internship: 6 semester hours.

Approved summer internship in an architecture office, the building construction industry or a planning or public service agency or approved foreign study program. Appropriate documentation of the experience will be required.

ARCH 5656 Architecture Design IX: 6 semester hours.

Advanced design studio with emphasis on comprehensive architectural design projects.

ARCH 5698 Special Projects: 6 semester hours.

Design projects of differing lengths and content with group or individual involvement. May be repeated for credit.

ARCH 5699 Independent Study: 1-6 semester hour.

Readings, research, and/or field work on selected topics. Prerequisite: Consent of advisor.

ARCH 5957 Comprehensive Project Studio: 9 semester hours.

A comprehensive design project based on research and programming accomplished in ARCH 5513.

Art Courses

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation: 3 semester hours.

An introductory course that emphasizes an understanding and appreciation for the visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, crafts etc.).

ARTS 1303 Art History I (Prehistoric to the 14th Century): 3 semester hours.

A survey of painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts from prehistoric times to the 13th century.

ARTS 1304 Art History II (14th century to the present): 3 semester hours.

Art from the 13th Century to contemporary times including Europe, Asia, the Far East and the Americas.

ARTS 1311 Design I (2-Dimensional): 3 semester hours.

Study of the elements and concepts of two-dimensional design.

ARTS 1312 Design II: 3 semester hours.

A continuation of Design I with emphasis on Research and concept development, Form and composition relationships, and Hand-crafted 3-dimensional media experimentation.
Prerequisites: ARTS 1311 or ARTS 1113.

ARTS 1315 1315 1315 Creative Thinking: 3 semester hours.

This course seeks to increase students' understanding of the creative process, to allow students to explore different techniques for developing ideas by studying interdisciplinary examples of creativity and applying them in common professional design situations.
Prerequisites: ARTS 1311 or ARTS 1113.

ARTS 1316 Drawing I: 3 semester hours.

An introductory course investigating a variety of media and techniques.

ARTS 2311 Design III: 3 semester hours.

Exploration of the language of color focusing on color properties and relationships, expressive qualities and symbolic meanings.

ARTS 2316 Painting: 3 semester hours.

Basic principles and elements of painting.

ARTS 2328 African American Art: 3 semester hours.

A survey of African American art from the post-Civil War to present, linking with the Arts of the African continent.

ARTS 2331 Graphic Design History: 3 semester hours.

Survey and examination of the historical events, technological developments and fine arts movements that have influenced the current state of graphic design.

ARTS 2336 Sign + Symbol: 3 semester hours.

Investigation of images and symbols and their meanings within different contexts and employing various image-making techniques.
Prerequisites: ARTS 1316 or ARTS 1153 and (DGMA 2317 or DGMA 2173).

ARTS 2399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual studies in studio art.

ARTS 3314 Sculpture I: 3 semester hours.

An exploration of various sculptural approaches in a variety of media, including additive and subtractive techniques.

ARTS 3317 Watercolor: 3 semester hours.

Study and practice in planning and execution of painting in transparent and opaque watercolor.

ARTS 3319 Printmaking: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to basic printmaking techniques, with emphasis on the proper use of tools and equipment.

ARTS 3351 Crafts Design: 3 semester hours.

The study of several crafts including clay, fibers, paper, textiles and plaster.

ARTS 3399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual studies in studio art.

ARTS 4310 Creative Photography I: 3 semester hours.

An introduction to basic photographic processes and techniques used as an art medium.

ARTS 4399 Independent Study in Studio Art: 3 semester hours.

Individual studies in studio art.

Community Development Courses

CODE 5301 Introduction to Community Development: 3 semester hours.

This course will examine the nature and role of community development activities as a strategey to increase the assets a community has at its disposal to solve problems. The course explores both local government and not-for-profit sector organizations with a focus on partnership and corporations. The role and responsibilities of a consensus organizer in the CD process will be examined.

CODE 5305 Community Dev Studio: 3 semester hours.

Research projects and hands on experience to give students a contextual understanding of the community development profession. The focus of this class will be on the social and physical aspects of a community's development.

CODE 5307 Community Develpment Financing: 3 semester hours.

Non-traditional financing strategies will be studied to support projects addressing the development of distressed communities.

CODE 5308 Demography and GIS: 3 semester hours.

This course will introduce students to the use of demography and geographic information systems (GIS) in the design and development of communities. This course is designed to enhance student's research skills with GIS technology.

CODE 5310 Cultural Heritage Preservation: 3 semester hours.

This course will explore the history and theory of historic preservation in the United States and an overview of the professional practice of preserving the cultural and physical heritage of buildings, structures, sites and communities will be examined.

CODE 5312 Historic Preservation: 3 semester hours.

This course will explore research skills and the historic designation process of buildings and districts at the local, state, and national levels.

CODE 5320 Introduction to Community Leadership: 3 semester hours.

Identifying and anticipating future leaders of communities through selected programs.

CODE 5321 Negotiation, Mediation and Facilitation: 3 semester hours.

Skill building strategies and exercises in critical thinking, listening and identity based communications.

CODE 5330 Community Political Structure: 3 semester hours.

The role and function of public and private organizations and local, state and national government in the community development process.

CODE 5331 Community Management and Leadership: 3 semester hours.

The theory and practice of leadership and management in various community development related settings.

CODE 5332 Community Analysis: 3 semester hours.

The basic skills of studying and understanding the structure, function, goals, standards and performance of a community.

CODE 5334 Community Research: 3 semester hours.

Methods for recognizing information needs, sources and applications.

CODE 5336 Community Physical Structure: 3 semester hours.

The physical context of the community and its impact on community health and development.

CODE 5351 Grant Development: 3 semester hours.

This course will examine the process of securing and managing resources to support effective nonprofit projects and community development activities.

CODE 5352 Campaigns and Gifts: 3 semester hours.

Campaign strategic planning and techniques used in driving donor decisions.

CODE 5354 Research for Capital and Grant Development: 3 semester hours.

Research for fundraising efforts.

CODE 5360 Land Development and Planning in Declining Communities: 3 semester hours.

This course will explore techniques used to identify and acquire vacant or unmanaged properties in depressed neighborhoods. The course examines challenges, social and other influences and changes throughout the world, with a special emphasis upon less industrialized area.

CODE 5361 Land Development and Use Control Strategies: 3 semester hours.

This course will introduce students to the basic principles of land and real estate development. The course will provide an overview of the development process, the land development team, site analysis reading development drawings and environmental issues.

CODE 5375 International Community Development Policies and Practices: 3 semester hours.

The role of government and private organizations in developing distressed foreign communities.

CODE 5380 Principles of Real Estate I: 3 semester hours.

This course will introduce students to the basic principles of the real estate profession. Licensing requirements and the Texas Real Estate Licensing Act are covered. This course satisfies one of the core course requirements to apply for a State of Texas Real Estate License.

CODE 5381 Principle of Real Estate II: 3 semester hours.

This course will introduce students to real world practices through the use of lectures, guest speakers, and case studies. This course will expose students to the many activities involved in real estate transactions. This course satisfies one of the core course requirements to apply for a State of Texas Real Estate License.
Prerequisites: CODE 5308 or CODE 5803.

CODE 5382 Law of Agency: 3 semester hours.

This course covers the representation of property owners, buyers and/or intermediaries. This course satisfies one of the core course requirements to apply for a State of Texas Real Estate License.

CODE 5383 Law of Contract: 3 semester hours.

This course covers FHA, VA and Conventional contracts. Students will be exposed to the applications of property acquisition contracts. This course satisfies one of the core course requirement to apply for a State of Texas Real Estate License.
Prerequisites: CODE 5382 or CODE 5823.

CODE 5601 Community Development Studio I: 6 semester hours.

A selection of supervised field trips, case studies, research projects and other hands-on community experiences to give students a contextual understanding of the community development profession.

CODE 5640 Internship: 6 semester hours.

Approved internship with a community development related organization.

CODE 5699 Independent Study: 6 semester hours.

Individual reading, research and/or field work in selected topics.

CODE 5993 Independent Study: 3 semester hours.

Individual reading, research and/or field work in selected topics.

Construction Science Courses

CONS 3301 Construction Estimating: 3 semester hours.

Classification of work and quantity survey techniques. Basic estimating applied to simple construction projects. Creation of bills of materials and quantity take-offs.

CONS 3353 Managing Construction Operations: 3 semester hours.

Managing construction operations from concepts of project selection, estimating, bidding, scheduling, subcontracting practices, cost tracking, project documentation, construction bonds, insurance, payments and the elements of close out. Special emphasis on the development of professional communication skills through student prepared multi-media presentations.

CONS 3363 Surveying and Soils: 3 semester hours.

Principles of surveying; use of surveying instruments, topographical surveys and traverses; field practice and computations. Basic considerations of site management and soils considerations for construction projects.
Prerequisites: MATH 2318.

CONS 4341 Residential Construction: 3 semester hours.

Residential construction processes, scheduling, subcontracting, financing, estimating, project control and current trends in site selection, design and energy efficiency.

CONS 4342 Commercial Construction: 3 semester hours.

Focus on the project management of commercial construction projects ranging from high rise office buildings to small tilt-wall and pre-engineered buildings; topics include project acquisitions, mobilization, management, and close out.

CONS 4344 Highway/Heavy Construction: 3 semester hours.

Focus on the various aspects of highway/heavy construction; topics include earthmoving and paving equipment and utilization principles, pavement design and placement methods, unit price bidding methods, and a project case study.

CONS 4345 Facilities Management: 3 semester hours.

Focus on the various aspects of facilities management; includes budgeting for operations and management, energy management, change management, design-build changes, in house versus outsource maintenance, and contracting options.

CONS 4346 Construction Internship: 3 semester hours.

Approved internship in the construction industry.

CONS 4355 Construction Delivery Systems: 3 semester hours.

Methods and management techniques utilized in the building process.

CONS 4360 Construction Labor and Safety: 3 semester hours.

Constitutional and legal basis of labor relations in the construction industry; craft and trade unions; dual and merit shop operations; contractor-union agreements; safety on the job site; OSHA and related regulations.

CONS 4363 Construction Law and Ethics: 3 semester hours.

Delineation of contracts used in the construction industry; emphasis on understanding the functions and interrelationships of documents; review of law applied to the industry; application of the contract, and law to case studies; introduction to resources and analytical process used by construction professionals; ethics in the construction industry.

CONS 4374 Building Information Modeling: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to the fundamentals of Building Information Modeling and how they apply to the design and construction industry and a technology enabled workforce. Introduction to the methods of creation, evaluation and exchange of Building Information Models. Leveraging BIM and 4D modelling for construction optimization and sustainable building initiatives.
Prerequisites: ARCH 2223.

CONS 4375 Scheduling and Mobilization: 3 semester hours.

Project scheduling procedures to include computer applications and resource leveling; project types, office and field planning required to initiate the work; equipment and construction methods selection processes and an examination of contractual mandates specified.

CONS 4377 Construction Project Controls: 3 semester hours.

Introduction of students to construction related financial documents; includes schedule of values, labor and operations cost reports, and construction budgets, trace construction dollar flow from time sheet to balance sheet.

CONS 4395 Mediation: 3 semester hours.

Construction conflict resolution with focus on negotiation, mediation, arbitration alternatives to litigation will be addressed. The processes and skill sets professionals must possess to effectively engage in alternative dispute resolution strategies will be covered through lectures, writing assignments, readings and role playing.

CONS 4397 Special Topics: 3 semester hours.

The study of specialized fields of construction science as they relate to contemporary issues. Topics vary by semester. Course may be repeated for credit when topic varies.

CONS 4399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual reading, research and/or field work in selected topics.

Digital Media Arts Courses

DGMA 2317 Fundamentals of Digital Imaging: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to basic image manipulation and vector-based graphic creation with emphasis on technical proficiency, artistic mastery, aesthetic judgment, photographic enhancement and multi-image composition.
Prerequisites: ARTS 1316 or ARTS 1153.

DGMA 2318 Fundamentals of Interactive Media: 3 semester hours.

This course is an introduction design principles of interactive website design with an emphasis on technical proficiency, interface design, usability, and aesthetic appeal.
Prerequisites: DGMA 2317.

DGMA 2399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual studies in Digital Media Arts.

DGMA 3312 Layout I: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to functionality of basic page design with emphasis on design process, grid hierarchy, and conceptual integration of type and image.
Prerequisites: (ARTS 1311 or ARTS 1113) and (ARTS 1312 or ARTS 1123) and (ARTS 1316 or ARTS 1153) and (ARTS 2311 or ARTS 2353) and (ARTS 2336 or ARTS 2363).
Co-requisites: DGMA 3332, DGMA 3334.

DGMA 3313 Layout II: 3 semester hours.

Further development of ability to work conceptually with design problems using multi-page layouts. Topics include concept development, complex sequencing and collateral work.
Prerequisites: DGMA 3312.
Co-requisites: DGMA 3333, DGMA 3335.

DGMA 3332 Typography I: 3 semester hours.

Study and exploration into the history of type expressive qualities of letterforms, and visual arrangement of type to support content.
Prerequisites: (ARTS 1311 or ARTS 1113) and (ARTS 1312 (may be taken concurrently) or ARTS 1123 (may be taken concurrently)) and (ARTS 1316 or ARTS 1153) and (ARTS 2311 or ARTS 2353) and (ARTS 2336 or ARTS 2363).
Co-requisites: DGMA 3312, DGMA 3334.

DGMA 3333 Typography II: 3 semester hours.

Continuation of Typography I incorporating more advanced and complex problems.
Prerequisites: DGMA 3323.
Co-requisites: DGMA 3313, DGMA 3335.

DGMA 3334 Branding: 3 semester hours.

Examination of corporate brand identity development. Topics include logo development, product packaging, marketing collateral, web and social media branding, and broadcast advertising development.
Prerequisites: (ARTS 1311 or ARTS 1113) and (ARTS 1312 or ARTS 1123) and (ARTS 1316 or ARTS 1153) and (ARTS 2311 or ARTS 2353) and (ARTS 2336 or ARTS 2363).
Co-requisites: DGMA 3312, DGMA 3332.

DGMA 3335 Interactive Media: 3 semester hours.

Focus on web-based visual communication strategies through the design and creation of interactive projects.
Prerequisites: DGMA 3334.
Co-requisites: DGMA 3313, DGMA 3333.

DGMA 3399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual studies in Digital Media Arts.

DGMA 4314 Problems in Media Arts I: 3 semester hours.

Advanced examination of visual communication combining theoretical studies with applied problems in graphic design.
Prerequisites: DGMA 3313 or DGMA 3133.
Co-requisites: DGMA 4316, DGMA 4318.

DGMA 4315 Problems in Media Arts II: 3 semester hours.

Advanced examination of visual communication combining theoretical studies with applied problems in graphic design.
Prerequisites: DGMA 4314.
Co-requisites: DGMA 4317, DGMA 4321.

DGMA 4316 Advanced Interactive Media: 3 semester hours.

Examination of essential methodologies, conceptual skills, and technical knowledge vital to the design, programming and implementation of interactive digital media.
Prerequisites: DGMA 3335 or DGMA 3353.
Co-requisites: DGMA 4314, DGMA 4318.

DGMA 4317 Social Media Design: 3 semester hours.

Continuation of DGMA 4316 with an emphasis on applying the principles and practices of social media design to the development of social media campaigns and problems in graphic design.
Prerequisites: DGMA 4316.
Co-requisites: DGMA 4315, DGMA 4321.

DGMA 4318 Motion Graphics: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to fundamental concepts for motion graphics with an emphasis on graphic storytelling, storyboarding and screen composition.
Prerequisites: DGMA 3333.
Co-requisites: DGMA 4314, DGMA 4316.

DGMA 4321 Senior Studio Thesis: 3 semester hours.

Emphasis on preparing students for Senior Art Exhibition.
Prerequisites: DGMA 4318.
Co-requisites: DGMA 4315, DGMA 4317.

DGMA 4399 Independent Study: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual studies in Digital Media Arts.