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Digital Media Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Students interested in animation, graphic and interaction design, video game design, film production, and new media art have the opportunity to follow their passions at Tarleton while gaining hands on, real world experience and ultimately job opportunities.

We offer the skills to succeed in career paths such as:

  • Multimedia artists
  • Film and Animation production
  • Web Authors and Designers
  • Video Game Design
  • Graduate Studies

Designed With You in Mind

Students in the Digital Media Studies program of Tarleton State University choose from one of two major emphasis areas:

  • Media Production provides students with the conceptual and practical skills for working in digital imaging and design, film, and new-media production
  • Video Game Design gives students experience in the production and critical study of video game design, from concept art, to level design and full game production

Throughout your education at Tarleton State University, the Digital Media Studies program will supply you with an intellectually stimulating environment comprised of lectures, critiques, student groups, performances by prominent artists, as well as field trips to creative shows and exhibits. With small class sizes, our program makes sure each student has the chance to receive guidance from our experienced faculty members.

Program Objectives

Students will develop skills in web development, interactive design, digital graphics, e-marketing, electronic business, and marketing. The curriculum is composed of diverse Art, Communication, Computer Science, and English courses to offer a vast set of skills that give students an upper hand in the current job market.

Career Opportunities

With the skills you will develop through this program, there will be many career options to choose from after graduation, such as:

  • Entertainment Industry
  • Contemporary Business
  • Advertising
  • Web Development
  • Journalism
  • Museum and Library Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Digital Video Production
  • Website Development 
  • Game, Graphics, and GUI Development
  • Tradigital Animation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • ApplyTexas application
  • A U.S. $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT test scores
  • Any other items requested by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on application answers
  • Proof of English fluency (scores cannot be more than 2 years old as of the first day of the term you are entering)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7174 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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