The Washington State University Pullman Catalog

Digital Cinema, Sound, and Animation (Pullman only)

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Digital Cinema, Sound, and Animation (Pullman only) (120 Credits)

This option is focused on moving image creation and critical cinema commentary. This option focuses on the examination of the history, production, and cultural impact of time-based technologies like sound, film, and animation. Courses in this option explore topics like podcasting, soundscapes, 3D animation, cinema history, video production, and related media.

This option is available on the Pullman campus. A student may be admitted to the DTC – Digital Cinema, Sound, and Animation Option upon making their intention known to the department. This option requires 42 credits of major-specific coursework.
First Year
First TermCredits
DTC 101 [ARTS]3
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]3
Foreign Language, if needed, or Electives1,26
Second TermCredits
Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG]3
DTC 2013
Foreign Language, if needed, or Electives1,26
Second Year
First TermCredits
Biological Sciences [BSCI] with lab34
DTC 206 [EQJS] or 475 [DIVR]3
Humanities [HUM]3
Second TermCredits
DTC 2083
Physical Science [PSCI] with lab34
Social Sciences [SSCI]3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermCredits
DTC 3353
DTC 354 [M]3
Equity and Justice [EQJS] or Diversity [DIVR]43
Second TermCredits
DTC 301 [M]3
DTC Electives56
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
DTC 4913
DTC Electives56
Second TermCredits
DTC 497 [CAPS]3
DTC 498 or 4353
Senior Exit Survey

1Two years of high school foreign language or at least two semesters of college-level foreign language are required by the College of Arts and Sciences for graduation.
2Electives must include sufficient 300-400-level coursework to meet the University requirement of 40 credits of upper-division coursework.
3To meet University and College of Arts and Sciences requirements, students must take a [BSCI] course with lab and [PSCI] course with lab.
4Depending on whether a student takes DTC 206 [EQJS] or DTC 475 [DIVR] for their degree requirement, they should take a UCORE option that fulfills the opposite requirement in their third year.
5DTC Electives (12 credits): Any DTC course not included in the degree requirements is eligible to be a DTC elective.

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