As the principles of communication and production processes have been revolutionized by the convergence of digital technologies, the ability to understand and use aesthetic language has become an essential part of contemporary life.
A studio-based fine art program that offers a broad and deep exploration of what it means to be culturally aware, skilled, and productive, the Bachelor of Arts in Art balances studio courses in drawing/painting and digital media with art history and visual studies.
Focusing on the creative side of game development, the BFA in Games aims to transform students into critical makers with the ability to create high-quality, innovative, and expressive games, playful experiences, and artifacts across a broad array of media and contexts.
Animation concentration provides a comprehensive exploration of the entire production pipeline for a variety of animated content including films, visual effects, broadcast, visualization, games, and spatial media.
The Photography program encourages experimental and self-disciplined engagement with photographic processes in order to understand how materials function, both as a physical component of photographic work as well as a signifier of meaning.
Video arts concentration is a multidisciplinary field focused on creative video expression and messaging that weaves together art and design foundations; art and design history; video production; cinematic language; collaborative frameworks; and theories of social and cultural change.
Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of communication skills and processes with the design of message and meaning, integrating text, image, and data.
Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of communication skills and processes with the study of the creation of the narrative arts, required for professional work in documentary film, game art and promotion, visualization, motion graphics, interactive art, illustration, and short animated films.
Apply an understanding of cognition to the design of data visualizations, interactions, devices, and experiences.
The combined major in business administration and design integrates fundamental design courses with the theory and practice of management through active learning, problem-driven research, corporate partnerships, and experiential assignments.
Students will declare a concentration in interaction design, graphic and information design, or experience design. Students in this major often have an interest in human-centered design methods used in developing digital interfaces and applications.
Combine the principles of engineering, science and mathematics with the design of services, interactions and experiences.
Game Art and Animation offers students an opportunity to master visual arts and animation within the game medium. The program focuses on developing the depth of knowledge required to be successful in a highly competitive industry.
Students will engage in building and developing games and playable media experiences while completing courses in computer science and specialized game technology and design.
The School of Architecture and the Department of Art + Design offer a combined major in architecture and graphic and information design. Students interested in the combined major connect specific problem solving inherent to architectural understanding with the larger context of contemporary cities.
Students interested in the combined major in English and graphic and information design integrate the study of literature and writing with the design of message and meaning, integrating text, image, and data.
Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of mathematical reasoning including methods for analyzing and solving problems encountered in the physical world with the design of message and meaning, integrating text and image to visualize concepts and data to enhance human understanding of complex and vital knowledge.
Students in this combined major in journalism and interaction design at Northeastern integrate the study of journalism with the study of art and design.
Students will acquire a solid foundation in computer science and media arts through curriculum that spans photography, animation, video, database design, computer graphics, and human-computer interaction.
Students pursuing the combined major are able to integrate the theory and practice of contemporary media studies with the deep appreciation of the narrative arts that is required for professional work in documentary film, game art and promotion, visualization, motion graphics, interactive art, illustration, and short animated films.
In this major, the studio art classes are taken at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, which permits students to explore a wide range of artistic media including ceramics, drawing, film, glasswork, metalsmith, painting, performance, print and paper, sculpture, and sound in their extensive studio environments. Art and...
The Animation minor immerses student in the creation of animated artwork and assets for short animated films, game art and promotion, documentary films, visualization, motion graphics, illustration, and interactive art.
An ideal complement to many majors, the Art History minor builds the techniques of visual intelligence necessary to successfully navigate an increasingly image-driven world.
The Art minor allows students to complement any degree with a broad exploration of visual studies, fine arts, and design.
The creative fabrication minor is comprised of a suite of courses that introduces the student to studio principles and practices that will inform the creative, intuitive, and critical processes that are vital when realizing ideas into physical material form.
CAMD’s graduate offerings in Experience Design embrace research-driven design thinking for entrepreneurship, innovation and other areas, preparing students to be vital contributors and leaders at the intersection of innovation and design.
The Game Art Minor offers students to become immersed in the study and practice of the visual arts and animation within the game medium. Students are afforded the opportunity to think critically and work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams to produce art and animation assets that are critical to the success...
The game design minor allows students in other areas of study to become familiarized with the basics of game design.
Graphic design combined with information design focuses on visualizing concepts and data to enhance human understanding of complex and vital knowledge.
This is an interdisciplinary minor that provides a foundation in the design and development of immersive experiences in the exploration of human connection and interaction through media and technology.
Interaction design focuses on the creation of navigable interfaces and systems that allow audiences to achieve meaningful goals, connecting people to people and people to information and environments.
The curriculum seeks to involve students in the knowledge, experience, and techniques of photography, informed by theory, experimentation, creation and critique.
In today’s digital age, photos, videos and documentaries resonate strongly, and in the world of journalism, this is no exception. In the Photojournalism Minor, you’ll develop skills in photography and video to create engaging and impactful stories.
The scope of the Video Arts minor is broader and more diverse tapestry than traditional Video Art and it reflects the dynamic evolution of video in multiple contexts, including the workplace. This minor enables students to explore contemporary, alternative, and other artistic means of video production in a variety of...