Course Flowchart


Course Flow

Semester 1Semester 2SummerSemester 3Semester 4
DMAE 7110
Principle Production Workshop
DMAE 7150
Interactive Production Team I
DMAE 7175
Digital Media Internship
DMAE 7250
Interactive Production Team II
DMAE 7270
Capstone Production Team
DMAE 7115
Digital Media Production & Project Management
DMAE 7155
Advanced Programming & Digital Art I
DMAE 7255
Advanced Programming & Digital Art II
DMAE 7120
Interactive Design, Rapid Prototyping & Innovation
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3

*Project based classes
***Focus area classes

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Course Descriptions


DMAE 7110 Principle Production Workshop - (3 hours)

Prerequesite: none

Team-based collaborative production using tools and software development methods related to professional digital fields

DMAE 7115 Digital Media Production & Project Management - (4 hours)

Prerequesite: none

Production and management principles encompassing the entire project cycle are evaluated and applied

DMAE 7120 Interactive Design, Rapid Prototyping & Innovation - (4 hours)

Prerequesite: none

Production and management principles encompassing the entire project cycle are evaluated and applied

DMAE 7150 Interactive Production Team I - (3 hours)

Prerequesite: DMAE 7110 or equivalent

Contemporary design challenges are analyzed and executed in a team-based collaborative unit. Focus is management and execution of the entire development cycle

DMAE 7155 Advanced Programming & Digital Art I - (5 hours)

Prerequesite: DMAE 7120 or equivalent

Production and management principles encompassing the entire project cycle are evaluated and applied

DMAE 7175 Digital Media Internship - (4 hours)

Prerequesite: Consent of instructor

Hands-on experience in a professional work environment on a relevant digital media project

DMAE 7250 Interactive Production Team II - (3 hours)

Prerequesite: DMAE 7150 or equivalent

Interactive team-based collaborative production based on an external client’s needs and specifications

DMAE 7255 Advanced Programming & Digital Art II - (5 hours)

Prerequesite: DMAE 7155 or equivalent

Prepare students for work as a professional software developer or artist in the digital media field

DMAE 7270 Capstone Production Team - (6 hours)

Prerequesite: DMAE 7250 or equivalent

Team-based collaborative production that synthesizes a culmination of skills and knowledge through an approved final project

Equipment


Available for Classwork

This is a list of the most used software and hardware and is being added to regularly. The DMAE lab is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We also have license servers set up for the majority of software to access on a personal computer from home from a VPN connection.

Software

  • Adobe After Effects 22.11
  • Adobe Animate 22.0.2
  • Adobe Audition 22.11
  • Adobe Illustrator 26.0.2
  • Adobe Photoshop 23.1
  • Adobe Premiere Pro 22.1.2
  • Adobe Substance Designer 11.3.1
  • Adobe Substance Painter 7.4.1
  • Adobe Substance 3D Stager 1.1.1
  • Adobe Substance 3D Sampler 3.1.2
  • Adobe XD 45.1.62
  • Autodesk Maya to Arnold 5.0.0.2
  • Autodesk Maya 2022_3_ML
  • Box for file access
  • Epic Unreal 4.27 & 5.0.0
  • Git 2.34.1-64-bit (with Bash)
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Foundry Katana 5.0V1
  • Foundry Nuke 13.1v1
  • Keyshot 9.3.14
  • Marmoset Toolbag 4.036
  • Microsoft VS Code 1.63.1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 16.11
  • Pixelogic Zbrush 2021.6.4
  • SideFX Houdini 19.0.455
  • Arnold for Houdini 6.0.2.0
  • Steam, Vive & Oculus drivers
  • Unity 2021.2.7
  • YoyoGames GameMaker 2.3.7.606

XR Brain Bar

  • Motive 3.0
  • Live FX (Assimilate)
  • NVidia Quadro Sync
  • 2 x Blackmagic Design UltraStudio HD Mini

Hardware

  • Oculus Rift S
  • Oculur Quest
  • HTC Vive
  • State-of-the-art Alienware workstations
  • Dual 4K Monitors
  • Cintiq Touch Screens
  • 4K cinema projector
  • Access to supercomputer
  • 1500 square foot Optitrack motion capture system
  • 84 Roe BPv2 LED Volume
  • Red Komodo 4K Camera
  • Audio Studios

*Adobe CC licenses are only valid on campus in the labs. Houdini, Maya, Nuke, Zbrush and Substance use license servers and can be accessed off campus. GameMaker requires a login username and password that you can request. More information can be found in the classroom GitHub repository.