Courses

Fall 2017

  HA 109 | CCN: 44348

Interactive Media: History, Theory, Practice

Justin Underhill

Mon. | Wed. | Fri. | 12:00 - 1:00pm

This course will introduce students to interactive media and provide a developmental chronology of its digital implementation from 1963 (when Ivan Sutherland developed the first Graphic User Interface) to the present. We will look at the history of computer graphics and displays, the rise of video game consoles, and the way that artists and entertainers use code to transform and enrich the visual world.

The class will collaborate to build a virtual museum exhibit using the Unity game engine as the final project.

This course fulfills the following Major requirements: Geographical area (E) and Chronological period (III).

 

*This course does not have a discussion section.