Media Arts and Science | Fall 2019-Present

College-wide curricula of record

The AS in Visual Communications curriculum at Ivy Tech is valid in the following locations:

Columbus - Evansville - Fort Wayne - Indianapolis - Kokomo - Sellersburg - South Bend/Elkhart - Terre Haute

Ivy Tech curriculum details

  • Students should take the following Transfer Cluster Electives (TCE) as determined by IUPUI: VISC 110: Web Design I, VISC 200: Interactive Media, VISC 201: Electronic Imaging, VISC 205: Best Practices for Visual Artists, and VISC 213: Advanced Electronic Imaging.

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^ = Capstone Course

& = Required for Transfer General Education Core Certificate; MATH 123 Quantitative Reasoning does not satisfy the Mathematics requirement. MATH 135 is recommended.

* = Required for Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC) Certificate

** = Suggested to take VISC 105 Video and Sound, VISC 209 3D Rendering & Animation I, VISC 102 Fundamentals of Imaging, VISC 110 Interactive Design, VISC 200 2-D Rendering and Animation, and VISC 204 Mobile App I.

*** = Will need to present a portfolio to the New Media chair during the first semester of the Media Arts and Science program, or will need to take NEWM-N 299 Career Planning at IUPUI during the second semester and move NEWM-N 399 to third semester.

Your first two years at Ivy Tech

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ENGL 111English Composition3
IVYT 1XXStudent Success Elective1
PHOT 104Basic Photography3
VISC 101Fundamentals of Design3
VISC 115Introduction to Computer Graphics3
*&MATH 13XFinite Math or higher (QR)3
Semester total: 16

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ARTH 101Survey of Art and Culture I3
*COMM 101Introduction to Public Speaking3-5
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 200 2-D Rendering & Animation)3-4
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 102 Fundamentals of Imaging)3
Choose 3 credits from the following:
**VISC 105Video and Sound (Recommended)3
**VISC 113Typography3
Semester total: 15

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ARTH 102Survey of Art & Culture II3
*XXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
*XXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing3-4
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 209 3D Rendering & Animation I)3
XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 110 Interactive Design)3
Semester total: 15

Course number Course name Credit hours
^ ***VISC 207Portfolio Preparation2
*XXXX XXXHumanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing3
*XXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
*XXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing3-4
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 204 Mobile App I)3
Semester total: 14
Total hours: 60

IUPUI curriculum details

  • Minimum of 64 Community College credits may be applied toward the IUPUI degree.
  • In consultation with their IUPUI advisor, students will select specific sequences of NEWM courses based on the student’s specialty area in Media Arts and Science or other available specialties in the IUPUI academic unit.

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= Capstone Course