The BS in Interactive and Social Media prepares students for the expanding fields of social media and interaction design. The base program integrates technical and creative disciplines such as human-computer interaction, information technology and graphic design. Concepts and skills involve web development languages, interactive scripting, human-centered design and social computing.
The design concentration emphasizes coursework in information and interaction design as well as strategies for design of social media. It further prepares students to integrate components for social media and create finished visual designs for website, apps, and causal games.
The development concentration emphasizes coursework in information technology and interaction scripting. It further prepares students to develop the web sites, mobile apps and interactive displays that they have designed.