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Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus is offering a new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts degree that starts in Fall 2004. The new BFA degree is recommended for students interested in an intensive applied art, design and technology curriculum.

A comprehensive program model offers a high number of studio classes designed to prepare students for the competitive production marketplace, and to develop mastery of the various disciplines within the field. The program offers renowned and award winning digital and computer artists alongside practicing professionals as faculty. Studio classes take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities including 3 networked graphics and animation multiplatform computer labs with high-end peripherals, digital video labs and a full television studio, a full 5.1 surround sound digital audio lab and recording studio, digital and wet photography labs, and multiple screening facilities.

In addition to the intensive hands-on program, students have access to extensive production and exhibition facilities for their senior year thesis, portfolio and reel production, competitive internships and job placement in the industry.

Areas of Study include:

Computer Graphics and Digital Illustration

Computer Animation

3D Modeling and Rendering

Interactive Media and Web Design

Digital Design for Print

Digital Audio and Computer Sound Design

Broadcast Design and Special Effects

Integrated Computer Arts

Degree Requirements:

Candidates for the degree complete the following credits:

CREDITS
TOTAL
128

Computer Art / Studio (required)

72

Media Arts and General Electives

12
Departmental Requirements Total 84
LIU Core Requirements Total 41
Recommended Course of Studies
First Year : First Semester

Credits

Orientation Seminar I

1

Speech 3

3

English 16

3

Philosophy 61
3

Computer Art
6
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16
First Year : Second Semester
Core Seminar 50
3
Art 61
3
History 1
3
Computer Art
6
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15
Second Year : First Semester
Math 16
3
Foreign Language
3
Computer Art
6
Computer Art Elective
3
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15
Second Year : Second Semester
Physics 20
4
English 61, 62, 63 or 64
3
Computer Art
3
Computer Art Electives
3
General Electives
3
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16
Third Year : First Semester
Chemistry 21
3
Social Science
3
Computer Art
6
Computer Art Elective
6
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18
Third Year : Second Semester
Social Science
3
Computer Art
3
Computer Art Electives
9
Media Arts Elective
3
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18
Fourth Year : First Semester
Computer Art Thesis I
3
Internship
3
General Elective
3
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15
Fourth Year : Second Semester
Computer Art Thesis II
9
Computer Art Electives
3
General Electives
3
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15

EMAIL: mediart@brooklyn.liu.edu

 

 

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