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Program:
Bachelor
College(s):
College of Arts and Humanities
Department(s):
Games & Interactive Media

College of Arts and Humanities
Nicholson School of Communication and Media, Union West

http://communication.ucf.edu

Email: nassc@ucf.edu

Phone: 407-823-2681

The B.A. in Digital Media allows students to integrate the multiple domains of art, storytelling, and technology. It is designed to provide a solid foundation in techniques and theory in one focused area of competence, provide a broad understanding of related disciplines including arts, humanities, and technology, and provide extended experience in working in multidisciplinary teams on realistic problems. The program is administered through the Department of Game and Interactive Media (GaIM) in the Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) with the College of Arts and Humanities. It recognizes that there are many combinations of courses which meet the needs of individual students. Two specializations -Game Design and Web and Social Platforms – lead to a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 24 hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF Nicholson School of Communication and Media.
  • Students must earn at least a “C” (2.0) in each required course, except DIG 2000 and DIG 4713 which require a “B” (3.0) or better.
  • Students should consult with a NSCM advisor on a regular basis.
  • No more than 6 hours of overlap allowed between courses used in the Digital Media BA and any minor. Please see NSCM advising for permission to complete more than one major in NSCM. Certain restrictions apply and plans of study must be pre-approved.
  • Although GaIM/NSCM maintain computer labs for student use, majors must have continual access to a computer. Contact the UCF Technology Product Center or see the website (http://www.cstore.ucf.edu) for the minimum hardware and software specifications.

Tuition and Fees

UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$212.28 per credit hour

The approximate tuition cost for one year in this program at UCF based on a full time schedule (30 credit hours per year)

UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$748.89 per credit hour

The approximate tuition cost for one year in this program at UCF based on a full time schedule (30 credit hours per year)

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