Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Digital Arts, Graphic Design; B. A. Interactive Multimedia
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $9,760, nonresidents $19,569 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $4,427 per year.
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Scope of Program:
B. F. A. candidates at The College of New Jersey begin their studies with foundation coursework in drawing, color theory and 2D design, 3D design, imaging and conceptual art. Digital Art students focus on photography, imaging and sound, digital photography, time-based and interactive art, static and dynamic web design, art history and video art. Students must create a thesis project. Graphic Design students concentrate on typography, words and image, 3D graphic design, identity, graphic design history and issues and graphic design research.
Interactive Multimedia students may specialize in Digital Media, Interactive Computing or Professional Writing. All students complete foundation coursework in the three specialization areas. Digital Media students focus on computer animation, 3D animation, electronic music and literature and time media. Interactive Computing students concentrate on game design and architecture, multimedia and interactivity. Professional Writing students complete courses in feature writing, information retrieval, technical writing and computer-assisted reporting. All Interactive Multimedia students complete artisan (mid-program) and master projects.
The College of New Jersey accepts the Common Application with supplementary materials. Students must pass a portfolio review for admission to the B. F. A. program. Merit scholarships are available.