SoVA offers a Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (iDS). iDS is a highly selective professional degree program.
Faculty guide and support students’ creativity and curiosity in digital art and design. Skills in visual thinking, computer programming, and graphic communication are fostered in a climate of invention and collaboration. Students explore digital media in studies of technology, theory, and culture.
The iDS program is designed to meet the technical, creative, and intellectual needs of students who decide to pursue careers in digital art and design. Professional opportunities open to iDS graduates include all areas of new imaging technologies, such as web-based design and communications, entertainment arts, marketing, 3-D modeling and animation, interface design, video and motion graphics, interactive media, and game development. SoVA offers students mentoring and professional guidance in career preparation during their degree.
Foundations courses across media
Introduction to emerging technologies
Interdisciplinary studio exploration and research
Digital design and fabrication
Capstone thesis projects