Advising

Guidance and Resources from the School of Media and Design 

Students in the School of Media and Design are well supported throughout their years of study. Through rigorous courses, one-on-one guidance and mentorship from faculty and assistance from UIW student services, SMD students have all the tools they need to successfully navigate their degree programs and take full advantage of all of the opportunities the University experience offers them.


Faculty Advisors

Upon declaring a major, SMD students are assigned an advisor from among the full-time faculty members within their degree program or field of study.  

Faculty Directory


Advising Resources

Advising Resources
Majors Sample Degree Plans and/or Degree Checklists (PDF)
3D Animation and Game Design

B.F.A. in 3D Animation and Game Design - Animation Degree Plan

B.F.A. in 3D Animation and Game Design - Modeling Degree Plan

B.F.A. in 3D Animation and Game Design - Production Management Degree Plan

B.F.A. in 3D Animation and Game Design - Programming Degree Plan

Communication Arts

B.A. in Communication Arts - Media and Culture Degree Plan

B.A. in Communication Arts - Multimedia - Creative Publishing Track Degree Plan

B.A. in Communication Arts - Multimedia - Journalism Track Degree Plan

B.A. in Communication Arts - Multimedia - Production Track Degree Plan

B.A. in Communication Arts - Strategic and Corporate Communication Degree Plan

Undergraduate Communication Arts Core Courses

Computer Information Systems

B.S. in Computer Information Systems - Cyber Security Degree Plan

B.S. in Computer Information Systems - Networking Degree Plan

B.S. in Computer Information Systems - Networking Degree Checklist

B.S. in Computer Information Systems - Programming Degree Plan

B.S. in Computer Information Systems - Programming Degree Checklist

Cyber Security

B.S. in Cyber Security Systems Degree Plan

B.S. in Cyber Security Systems Degree Checklist

Fashion Management

B.S. in Fashion Management - Apparel Production and Design Degree Plan

B.S. in Fashion Management - Merchandising Degree Plan

Graphic Design

B.F.A. in Graphic Design Degree Plan

Interior Design

B.F.A. in Interior Design Degree Plan

Interior Merchandising Management

B.A. in Interior Merchandising and Management - Business Administration Degree Plan

B.A. in Interior Merchandising and Management - Management Degree Plan

B.A. in Interior Merchandising and Management - Marketing Degree Plan

B.A. in Interior Merchandising and Management - Merchandising Degree Plan

Accelerated Bachelor to Master of Arts (ABM)

ABM of Arts in Communication Arts - Media and Culture Degree Plan

ABM of Arts in Communication Arts - Multimedia - Creative Publishing Track Degree Plan

ABM of Arts in Communication Arts - Multimedia - Journalism Track Degree Plan

ABM of Arts in Communication Arts - Multimedia - Production Track Degree Plan

ABM of Arts in Communication Arts - Strategic and Corporate Communication Degree Plan

Graduate Degree Programs

M.A. in Communication Arts Degree Plan

M.A. in Communication Arts Degree Checklist