Oct 21, 2018  
Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Information Technology—Arts


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The Information Technology degree with a concentration in Arts presents an exciting program of study that emphasizes the creativity of studio arts in shaping and influencing information technology. The courses in this program are supported by the Integrated Electronic Arts at Rensselaer (iEAR) studios, an extensive state-of-the-art facility dedicated to interdisciplinary research and artistic development in interactivity, digital video, computer imaging, digital audio, animation, virtual reality, web design, multimedia installation, and performance art. A series of courses is designed to give students hands-on experience with a full range of arts practice within Rensselaer’s unique technological environment. Intermediate and advanced courses offer the opportunity to focus on a specialized research area and develop innovative collaborative projects. This study in the Arts concentration provides both the theoretical foundation and practical experience needed for the many fast-growing digital arts and media careers.

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