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.

Program

To earn a B.A. in Digital Design, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Courses

Digital Design:

  • GD111 Introduction to Design (3)
  • GD112 Drawing for Designers (3)
  • GD113 Computer Graphics (3)
  • GD114 Graphic Design I (3)
  • GD213 Designing with Type (3)
  • GD214 Graphic Design II (3)
  • GD220/AR224 Digital Photography (3)
  • GD226 Video & Sound Editing I (3)
  • GD322 Web Design I (3)
  • GD327 2D Animation I (3)
  • GD328 3D Animation I (3)
  • GD422 Web Design II (3)
  • AR220 Modern Art (3)
  • Choice of courses (pick one):
    • GD314 Graphic Design III (3)
    • MM326 Video & Sound Editing II (3)
    • GD430 Professional Practices (3)
  • Choice of courses (pick one):
    • GD324 Editorial Design & Book Illustration (3)
    • GD225 Packaging & Pattern Design (3)

Requirements for completion of an internship:

  1. Schedule an appointment to meet the appropriate internship coordinator as follows:
  2. Complete the Internship Registration and Contract and submit to your internship coordinator.
  3. The dean’s office will notify the Office of the Registrar and you will be registered for the internship.
  4. During the internship:
    • Maintain a weekly journal of hours worked, tasks performed, and personal reflections.
    • Regularly review your progress with your internship coordinator and employer.
  5. During the last week of the internship, please have your site supervisor complete the Intern Evaluation and submit to your internship coordinator.
  6. At the completion of the internship, submit a 1,500 to 2,000-word paper to the internship coordinator containing:
    • an overview of the enterprise sponsoring the internship, including history, scope, mission, organizational structure, and clients;
    • your job description, including your interactions as an intern with others in the company, office, or organization
    • how you achieved your learning objectives, including GCU courses and other skills you were able to apply; and
    • a self-reflection on the impact of the internship on your career choice, goals, and plans.