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  • MPI 501 - Production I
    This upper year production course explores interactive media design. Students will utilize still and moving image material, multichannel media and internet platforms, new approaches to programming and the incorporation of sound to create interdisciplinary media design projects.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: MPF 422 or MPS 408
  • MPI 503 - Technology for Integrated Digital Arts I
    This course expands students? knowledge related to digital media design and augments their technical skill-set. Students will acquire skills related to web design and web distribution of content with an emphasis on developing engaging user experiences (UX) and effective user interaction. Additionally, approaches to advanced digital text design will be covered exploring the use of text in 2D, 3D, packaging, and time-based applications. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental design skills and design thinking.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Co-Requisites: MPI 501
  • MPI 601 - Production II
    This upper year production course will continue, at an advanced level, the exploration of interactive media. The second term of the course involves completion and presentation of the final group project.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • MPI 602 - Media Languages: Old and New Vocabularies
    This course explores the technical, symbolic and narrative codes and conventions that constitute the building blocks of analog and digital visual communication and contribute to recognizable media genres and styles. Key developments in media from the early nineteenth century to the present day are examined in order to understand critical and historical issues associated with them. Emphasis is placed on how visual, aural, verbal, and nonverbal forms govern the construction of media artifacts.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: MPC 210
  • MPI 603 - Technology for Integrated Digital Arts II
    This course builds further on the students? knowledge related to digital media design and augments the technical skill-set acquired in Technology for Integrated Digital Arts I. Students will acquire skills in advanced digital graphic design in 2D and 3D and the distribution of mixed media content through various digital platforms with an emphasis on developing engaging user experiences (UX) and effective user interaction. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental design skills and design thinking.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: MPI 503
    Co-Requisites: MPI 601
  • MPI 71A/B - Senior Thesis

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to produce interactive media arts projects at an advanced level in a studio based environment. The projects will be either collaborative or individual in nature and draw on the theories and practices introduced in earlier years. Students can opt to integrate their project with other students in the IMA, Film or Photo option.

    Weekly Contact: Lab: 6 hrs./6 hrs.
    GPA weight: 3.00
    Billing Units: 2/2
    Count: 2.00
    Prerequisites: MPI 601