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Digital Design

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.

Major Sequence

GD111Introduction to Design3.0
GD112Drawing for Designers3.0
GD113Computer Graphics3.0
GD114Graphic Design I3.0
GD213Typography I3.0
GD214Graphic Design II3.0
GD220Digital Photography3.0
GD226Video & Sound Editing I3.0
Select one of the following:3.0
Graphic Design III
Video & Sound Editing II
Professional Practices
GD322Web Design I3.0
GD324Typography II3.0
or GD225 Packaging & Pattern Design
GD327Motion Graphics I3.0
GD3283D Animation I3.0
GD422Web Design II3.0
AR220Modern Art3.0
Total Credits45.0

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.
  1. 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).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

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