Designing for Tablets: Digital Publishing - Bachelor of Science
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The Bachelor’s Degree program in Designing for Tablets: Digital Publishing is an eleven-quarter,180 credit program. The digital publishing degree program teaches students how to create aesthetic, functional, and creative digital communication media that engages targeted end-users in specific markets across a variety of hardware and software platforms. The program encourages students to explore the innovative use of emerging technologies in these areas through an emphasis on practical application. Students in the program use standard software for delivery across multiple devices. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to pursue career paths in user experience and user interface design, interactive design, and digital design.
The Designing for Tablets: Digital Publishing program at The Art Institute is a program that will produce the creative professionals of tomorrow. Through a strong foundational emphasis in the fundamentals of design, the creation and manipulation of digital imagery, and the scripting and layout of unique content in a variety of mediums, students seek the essential components needed by contemporary design professionals.
Building upon that foundation, students will learn how to design and implement interactive content for use in a wide-range of environments, including digital publications, mobile application design, content design for tablets and other devices, digital media for business and entertainment purposes, interactive advertising design, and others. In addition, students will learn to apply creative solutions to unique consumer needs; build and address a project’s analytical needs; and focus content to specific brand and image strategies.
•Technical - Graduates will demonstrate, through a digital publication, a sound knowledge of interactive scripting, analytics, content management, and media content creation utilizing industry software
•Design - Graduates will demonstrate versatile aesthetic solutions of layout and design. This includes proper understanding and usage of composition, space, line, color, shape, texture, form and value. Typography and photographic hierarchy structures will also be considered
•Conceptual - Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in the conceptual thinking process through work that reflects current industry trends as well as emerging technologies
•Visual & Interactive Communication - Graduates will express a clear message to specific demographics using various interactive media
•Professional Presentation - Graduates will generate professional presentations by communicating their mastery knowledge of interactive design, problem solving, ethics, usability, analytics, and industry standards
Graduation Requirements: To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Designing for Tablets: Digital Publishing, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 180 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations to The Art Institute.
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The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University
Below is the current tuition cost for this program for a full-time student completing the entire program in normal time. All tuition and fees are subject to change.
|Books & Digital Resources||$2800|
|Room & Board||$58455|
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|Books & Digital Resources||$2520|
|Room & Board||$53386|
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