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The digital design emphasis integrates aesthetic, creative and critical thought with expertise in electronic media and graphic design. Configured as an interdisciplinary arts and design laboratory, digital design offers a hands-on education combining new art technologies and design research to promote an understanding of the cultural impact and use of digital technology to solve human, social and business problems. Through this interdisciplinary approach combining arts and communication, digital design strives to produce artists and designers who will use technology in innovative ways in both commercial and artistic spheres.
- This is an on-campus program.
Declaring This Major
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- Students who are applying for entrance into the digital design emphasis must submit a portfolio, as described below. The digital design emphasis accepts applications only once a year. Students who meet the requirements and are accepted will be able to register for upper-division digital design courses.
The student has completed, or is in the process of completing, the following courses with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each:
FINE 2405 and 2415 are both offered in the fall at CU Denver.
PORTFOLIO APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Students applying to the digital design emphasis present a portfolio to be reviewed by design faculty. The deadline for submission will be November 1, 5:00pm (Mountain Time). The portfolio submission must be formatted and presented to the specifications listed on the Portfolio Review page here. There is no fee to apply.
For general inquiries see the Digital Design Program page here. For Portfolio review questions see the Portfolio Review page here.
To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.