Learning Goals for the Program in New Media and Digital Design:
Students will learn the cultural, aesthetic, and economic implications and applications of design theory and practice in a digital age.
Students will learn to utilize contemporary technologies for digital production, data management and analysis, successful expression, persuasion and storytelling, digital marketing, digital entrepreneurship and e-commerce.
Through critical analysis, research, discussion, and hands-on projects, students will learn the visual, conceptual and applied digital design skills needed to develop graphic design that will inform, persuade and engage.
Students will learn how to critically analyze and intervene in the design of information systems and infrastructures within economic, institutional, cultural, and community contexts.
Students will explore the ethics and values embedded in contemporary paradigms for designing digital media that operate at intimate, local, and global scales.