Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2022  
Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog

Interactive Media Arts, B.F.A.


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HEGIS Code: 1009.00                       

Inventory of Registered Program Code: 39171


Program Overview

The Interactive Media Arts Program prepares students for entry into sustainable, high valued careers in 3D animation, Motion Graphics, Digital Fabrication and the emerging fields of Mixed Reality (Virtual and Augmented). Curriculum rooted in digital design foundations and best practices includes advanced software applications, Creative Coding, both 2D and 3D Graphics, User Interface and User Experience design. By immersing students into the concept of ideation and development using both traditional and digital tools and by fostering critical thinking and real world problem-solving skills, the ICG graduate will be well equipped as competitive industry professionals.

 

Program Course Requirements
Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)   
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)   
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)   
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Content Specialty Courses
BUS 275 - Social Media Concepts and Practice; (3cr)   
CCP 210 - Branding the Creative Professional; (3cr)  
IMA 350 - Interactive Computer Graphics 3; (3cr)   
IMA 110 - 3D Animation 1; (3cr)        
IMA 115 - Drawing and Imaging 1; (3cr)   
IMA 120 - Motion Design 1; (3cr)                     
IMA 125 - Design Principles; (3cr)   
IMA 150 - Interactive Computer Graphics 1; (3cr)   
IMA 210 - 3D Animation 2; (3cr)   
IMA 215 - Drawing and Imaging 2; (3cr)   
IMA 220 - Motion Design 2; (3cr)   
IMA 240 - Design Thinking 1; (3cr)   
IMA 250 - Interactive Computer Graphics 2; (3cr)   
IMA 310 - 3D Animation 3/Advanced Rendering; (3cr)   
IMA 340 - Design Thinking 2; (3cr)   
IMA 350 - Interactive Computer Graphics 3; (3cr)   
IMA 380 - Apprenticeship - Experience Lab; (3cr)   
IMA 450 - Capstone 1; (3cr)   
IMA 460 - Experience Lab; (3cr)   
IMA 465 - Capstone 2-Portfolio/Career Prep; (3cr)   

IMA Elective; (18cr)  - Choose 6 courses (18 credits) from list below or seek Chair approval

Total Content Specialty Course Credits: 75 
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ART 110 - Art/Design Theory and Criticism; (3cr)   
Art History or Design Theory Elective; (9cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)    
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Science Credits: 
Electives
General Elective; (9cr)  
Total Elective Credits: 9
Total Program Credits: 120


Recommended Sequence of Courses 

Course Name Course Name
Semester 1 Semester 2
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)   ART 110 - Art/Design Theory and Criticism; (3cr)  
IMA 110 - 3D Animation 1; (3cr)   ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
IMA 115 - Drawing and Imaging 1; (3cr)   IMA 120 - Motion Design 1; (3cr)  
IMA 150 - Interactive Computer Graphics 1; (3cr)   IMA 125 - Design Principles; (3cr)  
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)   Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15
Semester 3 Semester 4
Art History or Design Theory Elective; (3cr)   Art History or Design Theory Elective; (3cr)  
IMA 210 - 3D Animation 2; (3cr)   General Elective; (3cr)  
IMA 215 - Drawing and Imaging 2; (3cr)   IMA 220 - Motion Design 2; (3cr)  
IMA 240 - Design Thinking 1; (3cr)   IMA 250 - Interactive Computer Graphics 2; (3cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)   IMA 340 - Design Thinking 2; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15
Semester 5 Semester 6
General Elective; (3cr)   BUS 275 - Social Media Concepts and Practice; (3cr)  
IMA 310 - 3D Animation 3/Advanced Rendering; (3cr)   IMA 350 - Interactive Computer Graphics 3; (3cr)  
IMA Elective; (3cr)   IMA 380 - Apprenticeship - Experience Lab; (3cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)   IMA Elective; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)   Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
CCP 210 - Branding the Creative Professional; (3cr)   Art History or Design Theory Elective; (3cr)  
IMA 450 - Capstone 1; (3cr)   General Elective; (3cr)  
IMA 460 - Experience Lab; (3cr)   IMA 465 - Capstone 2-Portfolio/Career Prep; (3cr)  
IMA Elective; (3cr)   IMA Elective; (3cr)  
IMA Elective; (3cr)   IMA Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15

 

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