Undergraduate Major Program
[dropcap]The[/dropcap] program’s curriculum is based on design studio courses supported by a variety of theoretical and practical courses, which include digital image making, graphic design, typography, animation, video production, programming, innovation in communication design and, e-business and commerce systems . The curriculum is planned strategically to create in depth research and practice areas through tracks. While giving students the opportunity to focus and excel in selected specific areas, the required and elective courses on innovation, entrepreneurship, or e-commerce will enable them to channel their design knowledge and experience by using the necessary methods towards new solutions that answer the emerging needs of the society determined by new technologies.
[dropcap]TRACKS.[/dropcap]The curriculum is enriched by tracks on game design, digital publishing and art direction, and mobile app design, which will provide in-depth knowledge to students to advance in a personally focused field.
[dropcap]4-year[/dropcap] program is planned as follows:
- In their freshman year, students will acquire knowledge in basic design principles, attain skills in drawing and in the use of software, and be able to produce with basic media by using photography and video.
- In the sophomore year, students will be offered courses where they can obtain extensive knowledge in graphic design, typography, animation, information architecture & network design, and history of art & design.
- In their junior year, in addition to design studio, interactive media design and basics of usability, students can take elective courses on subjects they are interested in, or courses included in the module of their personally focused area.
- In the senior year, along with the design studio, and the graduation project, students will gain knowledge in technology & innovation management and strategy development. In this semester, students will also be able to take elective courses on subjects they are interested in, or courses included in the module of their personally focused area.