Digital Media Arts - Interactive Design

Our undergraduate degree in Digital Media Arts - Interactive Design and Media (ID&M) concentration brings together design, human-technology interaction, digital media, and information technology to prepare you for a professional career in media after graduation. Design (a process of conceiving, planning and making of products) is central to ID&M.

Through hands-on courses and with real-world clients, students learn how to:

  • Design and prototype websites and mobile apps
  • Design interfaces and user experiences, including locative media, wearable electronics, interactive narratives and extended or augmented reality
  • Evaluate usability
  • Create and optimize media
  • Apply design processes and standards
  • Create database-driven content
  • Develop interactive client-side web interfaces


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Courses for the Digital Media Arts - Interactive Design & Media major

  • MDIA 140 Media Literacy
  • MDIA 260 Media Design
  • MDIA 465W Media Ethics
  • MDIA 473 Media Law
  • DMA 226 Interactive Media & Design
  • DMA 308 Interactive Design Studio (Methods)
  • DMA 318 Interactive Design Studio (Process)
  • DMA 331 Web & Mobile Design
  • DMA 464 Human Computer Interaction
  • DMA 462 Elements of User Experience (UX Design)
  • DMA 472 Dev. Studio I (Creative Coding)
  • DMA 475 Dev. Studio II (Cross-Channel Experiences)