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MAGD Expo

MAGD ExpoThe MAGD Expo is a juried show of interactive entertainment, 3D, 2D, aural, virtual and animated creative work held annually at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. The show is open to individuals or groups of any age and is not limited to students.
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Courses

Media Arts & Game Development Major - 42 Credits

Required Core - 15 credits

  • MAGD 150: Intro to MAGD; Prereq: None
  • MAGD 210: Vis Imaging Dig Media; Prereq: None
  • MAGD 220: Drawing for Dig Media; Prereq: None
  • Choose 2 of:
    • MAGD 270: Web Development; Prereq: 150, 210
    • MAGD 271: Flash Development; Prereq: 150 
    • MAGD 272: Flash Development; Prereq: 150, 210, 220 

Tier 1 - Choose 9 credits from the courses below

  • COMM 238: Video Production; Prereq: None
  • COMM 239: Audio Production; Prereq: None
  • COMM 285: Social Media Opt.; Prereq: Soph. Standing or Consent
  • COMM 294: Web Video/Game Ind GameZombie TV; Prereq: Comm 238 or Instructor Consent
  • COMM/MUSC 346: Sound and Image; Prereq: None * counts for GA credit
  • MUSC 452 (2 cr): Midi Techniques; Prereq: MUSC 151/152 or COMM/ MUSC 346 or COMM 239 or Instructor Consent

Tier 2 - Choose 6 credits from the courses below

  • COMM 258: Video Production 2: Media Storytelling; Prereq: COMM 238
  • COMM 259: Audio Production 2: Advanced Audio Techniques; Prereq: COMM 239
  • COMM 338: Video Production 3: Corp/ Comm Video; Prereq: SPEECH 258
  • COMM 339: Audio Production 3: Studio Production; Prereq: SPEECH 259
  • COMM 351: Game Development; Prereq: JR Standing and Consent * may be used for writing requirement
  • COMM 440: New Comm Tech; Prereq: J210 or 220 OR S21 or 232 OR MAGD 150 * may be used for writing requirement
  • COMM 493: Internship; Prereq: Consent
  • COMM 496: Special Topics; Prereq: Consent
  • COMM 498: Independent Study; Prereq: Consent

Crossover Electives
Choose 6 credits from another thread(s)

Capstone Courses - 6 credits

  • Media Arts Capstone – Portfolio Development; PREREQ: MAGD 150 AND MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220 AND MAGD 270 AND MAGD 271; AND 12 ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN THE MAJOR; AND DEPARTMENT CONSENT OR SENIOR STATUS
  • MAGD Team Projects; PREREQ: MAGD 150 AND MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220; AND TWO OF THE FOLLOWING (MAGD 270, MAGD 271, AND MAGD 272); AND DEPARTMENT CONSENT OR SENIOR STATUS