Bachelor of Arts or Science in Digital Arts; Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Arts
For those who love to communicate and create using computers, Evangel offers a Digital Arts major. Digital Arts majors learn how to communicate effectively using graphics, animation, video and text. Interested in Web design? This is the major for you. Basic and advanced Web design courses are featured in this major, along with related courses such as video production, desktop publishing and DVD authoring.
The Digital Arts program at Evangel has three connected degrees: bachelor of arts, science or fine arts. The BA or BS degree requires 43 credit hours. The student is also required to complete general education requirements and choose a minor in another field. The BFA includes a minor in graphic arts, for a total of 73 credit hours toward the degree. Students in digital arts learn audio and video production, graphic design, layout, Web programming, animation and desktop publishing. Students have many opportunities to gain hands-on skills through the student media and internships.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Web Design I & II||Introduction to the development of computer media on the World Wide Web using text, visual, animation, audio, and video. Topics of study include Flash, web page design, and production of multimedia elements for websites.|
|Desktop Publishing||Emphasizes the designing and laying out of publications on the computer. Includes a study of basic design principles, typography, and relevant computer software.|
|2D & 3D Animation||Specializes in creating graphics and animation for web communication and other types of computer media.|
|Multimedia and DVD Production||Continuation of study of interactive communication on an intermediate level. Class topics include presentation development, basic scripting, graphic communication, aesthetics of interactive documents, editing of digital audio/video, and other subjects related to CD-ROM presentations and DVD productions. Students are introduced to advanced DVD development techniques and Adobe Director software.|
|Digital Photography||Continuation of modern photographic techniques using digital cameras and imaging software. Advanced techniques and features of the digital-SLR camera. Digital photos are imported into Photoshop for correction, enhancement, and effects. Various methods for processing and printing digital photos.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Evangel's academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
- Web Designer
- Publication Layout Artist
- Graphic Artist
- Video Producer
- Advertising Creative
- Multimedia Journalist
Any accepted student may be a Digital Arts major. However, to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Arts, the student must have a 3.0 GPA and 3.5 GPA in the major. Otherwise, the student may earn a bachelor of arts or science.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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