Web and Application Design

This represents a suggested 4-year progression through the Interactive Media Major with a concentration in Web and Application Design. The plan is based on degree requirements effective Fall 2015. Students who started prior to Fall 2015 may have different overall degree requirements. It is acceptable to take courses in different semesters if they are offered, dependent on individual circumstances and goals, as long as course prerequisites are met. Consult with your advisor each semester to ensure you take required courses in the correct sequences.

  • Successful completion of 124 semester hours with 40 hours at the Junior/Senior level are required to graduate from the University.
  • "General Education Requirements" are specified by the University. "Electives" may be IM courses, CFA courses, minor requirements, or any courses bearing credits toward the overall graduation requirements.
  • A "C" or better is required in each required major course listed below.
  • Students must have a 2.50 GPA (cumulative) for all courses required for the major to graduate with a Game Design degree.

Ethan Ham, The Department Chair of Interactive Media, is the coordinator and advisor for the Web and Application Design concentration. His office is GCC 200 and he can be contacted at eham@bradley.edu.

First Semester-16 hours

  • IM 110 Introduction to Interactive Media Design (3)
  • IM 120 Concepting and Storytelling for Interactive Media  (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Practicum (1)

Third Semester-16 hours

  • IM 215 Introduction to Scripting Languages (3)
  • IM 285 Intro to Video for Interactive Media (3)
  • IM 365 Design for the World Wide Web (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Practicum (1)

Fifth Semester-14 hours

  • IM 313 Intermediate Interactive Media Authoring (4)
  • IM 350 Intellectual Property Law & New Media (3)
  • IM 365 Design for the World Wide Web (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Practicum (1)

Seventh Semester-16 hours

  • IM 344 Virtual World Building and Research (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective  (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective
  • Practicum (1)

Second Semester-16 hours

  • IM 115 Introduction to Interactive Media Development (3)
  • IM 150 Fundamentals of Interactive Design  (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Practicum (1)

Fourth Semester-16 hours

  • IM 250 Introduction to New Media Theory (3)
  • IM 325 Search Engine Optimization (3)
  • IM 463 Concepting & Storytelling (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Practicum (1)

Sixth Semester-16 hours

  • IM 385 Intermediate Video for Interactive Media (3)
  • IM 465 Advanced Web Design (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Practicum (1)

Eighth Semeseter-14 hours

  • IM 413 Advanced Interactive Media Authoring (4)
  • IM 460 Interactivity in Emerging Media (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Practicum (1)