College of Arts and Communication

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 for all  Media Arts emphasis - 18 credits

  • MAGD 150: Intro to MAGD; Prereq: None 
  • MAGD 210: Vis Imaging Dig Media; Prereq: None
  • MAGD 220: Drawing for Dig Media; Prereq: None
  • MAGD 270: Web Development; Prereq: 150/210
  • MAGD 271: Flash Development; Prereq: 150/210 or MAGD 272: Game Development; Prereq: 150/210/220
  • ARTHIST 202: Art Hist Survey-1500-1900; Prereq: None OR ARTHIST 203: Art Hist Survey-Modern; Prereq: None

Tier 1 - Choose 6 credits from the courses below

  • ARTSTDIO 376: Visual Design for Web; Prereq: 210/220/270
  • ARTSTDIO 377: HD/DV Design Fund; Prereq: 210/220 
  • ARTSTDIO 379: Interactive Media; Prereq: 210/220 
  • ARTSTDIO 380: 3D Maya Modeling; Prereq: 210/220 
  • ARTSTDIO 388: Motion Graphics; Prereq: 210/220

Tier 2 - Choose 6 credits from the courses below

  • ARTSTDIO 476: Adv. Vis Design Web; Prereq: ARTSTDIO 376
  • ARTSTDIO 477: HD/DV Design; Prereq: ARTSTDIO 377
  • ARTSTDIO 480: Advanced 3D Modeling; Prereq: ARTSTDIO 380 [Repeatable]
  • ARTSTDIO 482: Internship; Prereq: Consent
  • ARTSTDIO 496: Special Topics; Prereq: Consent
  • ARTSTDIO 498: Independent Study; Prereq: Consent

Crossover Electives - Choose 6 credits from another thread(s)

Required Team-based 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