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Digital Media Design (B.A.) 2020-2021 Catalog Year

College of Arts and Sciences

Bower School of Music & the Arts
(239) 590-7196
Progression and Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.

In addition to the program requirements, students must:

  • Complete a minimum of 120 credits.
  • Complete a minimum of 48 of the 120 credits at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfy the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfy the Service Learning requirement. (See
  • Satisfy the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Complete the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an Application for Graduation by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.
  • Satisfy Civic Literacy requirement.
Program Requirements
  1. FGCU General Education Program (

    To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course: ARH 2050 History of Visual Arts I (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: ARHX050

    FGCU Course: ARH 2051 History of Visual Arts II (3)
    Acceptable Substitute:  ARHX051

    FGCU Course: ART 1201 Methods & Concepts I (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: ARTX201 or ARTX201C

    FGCU Course: ART 1203 Methods & Concepts II (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: ARTX203 or ARTX203C

    FGCU Course: ART 1300 Drawing I (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: ARTX300 or ART300C

    FGCU Course: ART1301 Drawing II (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: ARTX301 or ARTX301C

    FGCU Course: MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: MAC X105 or MAC X140

  3. Required Courses in the Major (12 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required.
    ART 2600 Digital Media Design I (3)
    ART 4925 Digital Media Design Workshop (3)
    DIG 4972 Senior Project in Design (3)
    IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)

  4. Restricted Electives in the Major (27 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required.

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    DIG 3595 Professional Design Practice (3)**
    DIG 3800 Contemporary Design Theory (3)**

    Select 24 credits from the following with a minimum of 18 hours at the 3000-4999 level:
    ART 3614 Digital Media Design II (3)
    ART 3633 Web Design (3)
    ART 3640 Video Game Design (3)
    ART 3664 Interactive Design (3)
    DIG 3029 Global Sustainable Design (3)
    DIG 3595 Professional Design Practice (3)**
    DIG 3800 Contemporary Design Theory (3)**
    DIG 3824 Contemporary Applied Design (3)
    DIG 4172 Web Design II (3)
    DIG 4553 Interactive Design II (3)
    DIG 4713 Video Game Design II (3)
    DIG 4906 Directed Independent Study (3)*
    DIG 4930 Special Topics in Design (3)*
    DIG 4940 Design Internship (3)*
    GRA 2190 Graphic Design I (3)
    GRA 2206 Principles of Typography (3)
    GRA 3193 Graphic Design II (3)
    GRA 3219 Advanced Typography (3) 
    GRA 4194 Advanced Graphic Design (3)
    PGY 2801 Photography I (3)
    PGY 3205 Photography II (3)

    *The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours and may be used to fulfill elective requirements in the major.
    **Courses taken in one elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category.

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree


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