Undergraduate Majors

Interactive Arts Curriculum

Total credits required for a BFA in Interactive Arts: 120.0

If a Studio and Humanistic Studies major, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.0.

The below degree plan is for students entering in the 2020 - 21 academic year.



Course #


First-Year-Experience Requirements
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Science/Math Requirement NSCI 3.0
Theory Requirement -TH 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Interactive Arts Major Requirements
Interaction as Art IA 210 3.0
IA1: Creative Coding IA 215 3.0
IA3: Immersive/Interactive IA 340 3.0
Interactive Arts Thesis IA 498 6.0
Interactive Arts Thesis II IA 499 6.0
IA Electives IA 12.0
Studio Electives   21.0

Office of Enrollment Services


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