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  - 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

  • COMPSCI 174: Intro to C++; Prereq: COMPSCI 171 and either MATH 152 or MATH 143 or Calculus placement or consent of instructor
  • COMPSCI 222: Intermedia C++; Prereq: COMPSCI 174; Unreq: MCS 231
  • COMPSCI 223: Advanced C++; Prereq: COMPSCI 222; Unreq: MCS 231

Tier 2 - Choose 6 credits from the courses below

  • COMPSCI 332: Artifical Intelligence; Prereq: MCS 220
  • COMPSCI TBD: Graphics Programming; Prereq: TBD
  • COMPSCI TBD: Game Engine/Modding; Prereq: TBD
  • COMPSCI 492: Internship; Prereq: Consent
  • COMPSCI 496: Special Topics; Prereq: Consent
  • COMPSCI 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