Media Arts B.A.

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The School of Media Arts continues to lead the way in creating innovative educational experiences for students by offering the most comprehensive fully online Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Montana.  This degree enables students to maximize their creative potential through the study and artistic application of emerging digital technologies.  It provides learning opportunities in interactive media, web and internet technologies, film editing, gaming, and a variety of digital design applications including sound, still image, motion, and animation. For more information on requirements, please see the B.A. program heading under academics or the Media Arts website.

Bachelor of Arts - Media Arts

College of Visual & Performing Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 45

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Lower-Division Core21
Upper-Division Core24
Total Hours45

Lower-Division Core

Complete all of the following courses:
MART 101LIntro to Media Arts3
MART 102Digital Technology in the Arts3
MART 111AIntro to Photoshop3
MART 112AIntroduction to Film Editing3
MART 120Creative Coding I3
MART 255Photoshop: Art and Design3
MART 256Illustrator: Vector and Layout Design3
Total Hours21

Minimum Required Grade: C 

Upper-Division Core

Complete all of the following courses:
MART 302Intro to Motion Design3
MART 330Principles of Sound Design3
MART 340Princ of Interactive Media3
MART 341Intro to Web Design3
MART 342Art & Sci of Interactive Games3
MART 440Tech Interactive Media Design3
MART 441Web Technologies3
MART 450Topics in Film/Media Studies3
Total Hours24

Minimum Required Grade: C