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Academic Catalog

Digital Media Design (B.A.) 2024-2025 Catalog Year
Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship
Program Progression and Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.

In addition to the program requirements, students must:

  • Complete a minimum of 120 credits.
  • Complete a minimum of 48 of the 120 credits at the upper division (3000-4999) level.
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfy the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfy the Service-Learning requirement.
  • Satisfy the Civic Literacy requirement.
  • Satisfy the residency requirement: 30 of the last 60 credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Complete the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an Application for Graduation by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.
Program Requirements
  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www.fgcu.edu/academics/undergraduatestudies/generaleducation/)

    To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course:  DIG 1000 Introduction to Digital Design (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: DIG X000 or DIG X000C

    FGCU Course: GRA 2190 Graphic Design I (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: GRA X190 or GRA X190C

    FGCU Course: MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: MAC X105 or MAC X140

  3. Required Courses in the Major (12 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required

    DIG 2132 Digital Media Design I (3)
    DIG 3571 Digital Media Design II (3)
    DIG 4920 Digital Design Workshop (3)
    DIG 4972 Senior Project in Design (3)

  4. Restricted Electives in the Major (27 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    DIG 3595 Professional Design Practice (3)**
    DIG 3800 Contemporary Design Theory (3)**
    DIG 4940 Design Internship (3)**

    Select 24 credits from the following with a minimum of 18 credits at the upper division (3000-4999 level):
    DIG 3029 Global Sustainable Design (3)
    DIG 3103 Web Design I (3)
    DIG 3122 Concept and Character Design (3)
    DIG 3184 Motion Design (3)
    DIG 3185 Experience Design (3)
    DIG 3207 Film & Video Editing (3)
    DIG 3305 Digital Animation I (3)
    DIG 3329 3D Modeling & Texturing (3)
    DIG 3595 Professional Design Practice (3)**
    DIG 3702 Interactive Design I (3)
    DIG 3725 Video Game Design I (3)
    DIG 3800 Contemporary Design Theory (3)**
    DIG 3824 Contemporary Applied Design (3)
    DIG 4172 Web Design II (3)
    DIG 4306 Digital Animation II (3)
    DIG 4553 Interactive Design II (3)
    DIG 4713 Video Game Design II (3)
    DIG 4906 Directed Independent Study (3)*
    DIG 4930 Special Topics in Design (3)*
    DIG 4940 Design Internship (3)**
    GRA 2206 Typography I (3)
    GRA 3193 Graphic Design II (3)
    GRA 3119 Packaging Design (3)
    GRA 3219 Typography II (3)
    GRA 3512 Visual Branding and Identity (3)

    *The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits and may be used to fulfill elective requirements in the major.
    **Courses taken in one elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category.

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    Select one of the following:
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)
    Or at least 3 credits in sustainability coursework (SCGR Attribute)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
Total Credits Required: 120

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