LSU DMAE Course Information

Course Flowchart


Course Flow

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester 3 Semester 4
DMAE 7110
Principle Production Workshop
DMAE 7150
Interactive Production Team I
DMAE 7175
Digital Media Internship
DMAE 7250
Interactive Production Team II
DMAE 7270
Capstone Production Team
DMAE 7115
Digital Media Production & Project Management
DMAE 7155
Advanced Programming & Digital Art I
DMAE 7255
Advanced Programming & Digital Art II
DMAE 7120
Interactive Design, Rapid Prototyping & Innovation

Elective 1

Elective 2

Elective 3

*Project based classes
**Focus area classes

Course Descriptions


DMAE 7110 - Principle Production Workshop (3 hours)

Team-based collaborative production using tools and software development methods related to professional digital fields - 2 x 3 hr labs.

DMAE 7115 - Digital Media Production & Project Management (4 hours)

Production and management principles encompassing the entire project cycle are evaluated and applied - 3 hr lecture, 3 hr lab.

DMAE 7120 - Interactive Design, Rapid Prototyping & Innovation (4 hours)

Students produce and analyze minimum technology thresholds to validate abstract creative concepts in professional media projects - 2 hr lecture, 3 hr lab.

DMAE 7150 - Interactive Production Team I (3 hours)

Prerequisite: DMAE 7110 or equivalent

Contemporary design challenges are analyzed and executed in a team-based collaborative unit. Focus is management and execution of the entire development cycle - 2 x 3 hr labs.

DMAE 7155 - Advanced Programming & Digital Art I (5 hours)

Prerequisite: DMAE 7120 or equivalent

Prepare students for work as a software developer or artist in the digital media field - 4 hr lecture, 2 hr lab.

DMAE 7175 - Digital Media Internship (3 hours)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Hands-on experience in a professional work environment on a relevant digital media project - 12 week internship.

DMAE 7250 - Interactive Production Team II (3 hours)

Prerequisite: DMAE 7150 or equivalent

Interactive team-based collaborative production based on an external client’s needs and specifications - 2 x 3 hr labs.

DMAE 7255 - Advanced Programming & Digital Art II (5 hours)

Prerequisite: DMAE 7155 or equivalent

Prepare students for work as a professional software developer or artist in the digital media field - 4 hr lecture, 2 hr lab.

DMAE 7270 - Capstone Production Team (6 hours)

Prerequisite: DMAE 7250 or equivalent

Team-based collaborative production that synthesizes a culmination of skills and knowledge through an approved final project - 4 x 3 hr labs.