Expand your knowledge of and skills in digital design, 2D animation, game design, and video production with a B.A. in Digital Design from Georgian Court University.
If you’re coming to GCU with an associate’s degree or transferring from another program, this academic path may be right for you. Enjoy a wide range of career opportunities in the creative industry backed by a technology-forward program that blends basic principles, art, creativity, and business know-how.
To earn this degree, students must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including General Education requirements and the major requirements below.
Students earning a B.A. in Digital Design will take courses in digital design for print and web applications, 2D and 3D animation, and video production for a total of 45 credits.
|GD111||Introduction to Design||3.0|
|GD112||Drawing for Designers||3.0|
|GD114||Graphic Design I||3.0|
|GD214||Graphic Design II||3.0|
|GD226||Video & Sound Editing I||3.0|
|Select one of the following:||3.0|
|Graphic Design III|
|Video & Sound Editing II|
|GD322||Web Design I||3.0|
|or GD225||Packaging & Pattern Design|
|GD327||Motion Graphics I||3.0|
|GD328||3D Animation I||3.0|
|GD422||Web Design II||3.0|
For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.
- Before you begin your internship, schedule an appointment at georgian.as.me/?calendarID=2795200 to meet with Theodora Sergiou, Internship and Student Development Coordinator for the School of Business and Digital Media (SBDM).
- Complete the Internship Registration and Contract using CareerLink.
- Go to georgian.edu/careerlink.
- Select “I am a Student.” If this is your first time signing in, enter your GCU password and select “Activate” account to complete your profile and create a Careerlink password. If you have already set up a CareerLink profile, sign in using your GCU username and the CareerLink password you created for this account (not your GCU password).
- Once logged on, select “Experiential Learning” from the action menu.
- Complete the SBDM Approval Form online. Once approved, you will receive e-mail confirmation.
- Students register for the internship course by first requesting permission from Professor Sergiou in Self-Service, and then going back into Self-Service and completing registration.
- Business majors will register for BU351.
- Digital communication majors will register for CM405.
- Graphic Design and Multimedia majors will register for GD429.
- During the internship, you should maintain a weekly journal of hours worked, tasks performed, and personal reflections. Regularly review your progress with the internship coordinator and employer.
- Toward the end of your internship and at least two weeks before the end of the semester, go back into CareerLink to submit the Internship Evaluation Form online.
- At the conclusion of the semester, you will prepare a PowerPoint presentation on your internship experience containing:
- an overview of the enterprise;
- a job description;
- an explanation of how you achieved your learning objectives; and
- and a self-reflection on the impact of the internship on your career choice, goals, and plans.