Arts tech/Visual Media Concentration

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Program Overview


Connect your arts tech skills in visual media with marketing and storytelling techniques. 

In the Visual Media concentration, students will use design software, business strategies, and creative-thinking techniques to make digital media projects in visual communication and design. Students will create a portfolio of work in design, animation, photography, web design and digital publishing. Throughout the program, students will work with real clients and provide solutions to their business problems. 

The BS Arts Technology program is for the student who wants a broad knowledge of all aspects of digital media with a visual focus. This program is nimble and with proper planning can be combined with another major, concentration, or minor. 

Other Concentrations Include: Interactive Media | Film & Video Production | Audio Engineering & Production Students may earn more than one concentration.

Learn more about the Arts Technology Major.
See the Core Courses

Visual Media Concentration (18 credits)

• AT 109 Techniques in Visual Narratives (3)
• AR 236 Beginning Digital Photography (3)
• AR 201 Computer Art & Design (3 )
• AR 327 Computer Art & Design: Creative Concepts (3)

And Choose 6 credits from the following:

• AT 365 Topics in Visual Media (3 or 6)
• EN 305 Web Publishing (3)
• AT 320 Motion Graphic Animation (3)
• AT 322 Commercial Photography (3)
• AT 319 Interface Design and Data Visualization (3)
    Or Elective As Approved By Chair

Common Topics Courses Include: Stop Motion Animation, Studio Photography Lighting, Visual Effects, Character Design and Animation, and Portrait Photography. There are many electives in Graphic Design, Marketing, and Video Production available.

Be sure to check out some of our student works in animation, design, and photography, view our past awards won and see our student run media firm Millikin Creates!

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