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

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 2021 18.4.0
  • Adobe Animate 2021 21.0.7
  • Adobe Audition 2021 14.4.0.38
  • Adobe Illustrator 2021 25.3.1
  • Adobe Photoshop 22.4.3
  • Adobe Premiere Pro 2021 15.4.0
  • Adobe Substance Designer 2021.2.0
  • Adobe Substance Painter 2021.2.1
  • Adobe XD 4.14.0.17
  • Autodesk Maya to Arnold 4.2.3
  • Autodesk Maya 2022_ML
  • Box for file access
  • Epic Unreal 4.26.2 & 5.0.0
  • Git 2.32.0.2-64-bit (with Bash)
  • Google Chrome 92.0.4515.107
  • Firefox 90.0.2
  • Foundry Katana 4.0V5
  • Foundry Nuke 13.0v3
  • Microsoft VS Code 1.48.0
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 16.10.4
  • Pixelogic Zbrush 2021.6.4 FL
  • SideFX Houdini 18.5.663
  • Arnold for Houdini (HtoA) 5.6.3.0_ra766b1f_houdini-18.5.633
  • Steam, Vive & Oculus drivers
  • Unity 2021.1.15f1
  • YoyoGames GameMaker 2.3.3.570
  • Faculty Computer

  • Keyshot 9.3.14

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
  • Six-camera motion capture system
  • Red Scarlet 4K Camera
  • Z-Corp 3D printer
  • 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.