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Curriculum

Total Credits for the BFA in Interactive Arts: 120 (or 126 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen).
The below degree plan is for the 2017-18 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

First-Year Requirements

All students must complete the following requirements:

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Forum I FF 111 3.00
Forum II FF 112 3.00
Color & Design FF 120A or 120B 3.00
Form & Space FF 130A or 130B 3.00
Systems & Time FF 140A or 140B 3.00
Drawing: Tradition & Innovation FF 161 3.00
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.00
First-Year Studio Elective 3.00
Total Credits for the First-Year Requirements: 24.00

Liberal Arts Requirements

*One of the Humanistic Studies/Literature electives in the standard BFA degree plan must be taken in LIT (Literature) or CWRT (Creative Writing).

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Art Matters AH 100 3.00
Modernism & After AH 201 3.00
Art History Electives AH 3.00
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)* 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)* 3.00
Intellectual History I and II -IH1 and -IH2 6.00
Science/Math NSCI 3.00
Theory -TH 3.00
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required) 6.00
Total Credits for the Liberal Arts Requirements:
42.00

Interactive Arts Major Requirements

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Interaction as Art IA 210 3.00
IA1: Creative Coding IA 215 3.00
Game/Play or Sound Art IA 225 or IA 230 3.00
IA2: Installations IA 255 3.00
Robotic Arts: Introduction IA 277 3.00
IA3: Intermedia Studio IA 340 3.00
IA4: Project Studio IA 395 3.00
Senior Thesis I IA 498 6.00
Senior Thesis II IA 499 6.00
Interactive Arts Electives IA 6.00
Studio Electives 15.00
Total Credits for the Interactive Arts Major Requirements: 54.00

This page was last updated on 07/31/2017.