Mission Statement

The Department of Digital Arts cultivates outstanding artists and professionals in the fields of animation, interactive arts and gaming. Within an atmosphere emphasizing curiosity, empathy and social responsibility, a diverse body of students prepares for successful careers in art, technology and entertainment.

Our structured curriculum immerses undergraduates in the execution of individually-produces projects while honing marketable skills for employment. Additionally, the program facilitates collaborative and interdisciplinary efforts through required courses, electives and student groups. Through a culture of freedom of expression students develop unique artistic voices. Small class sizes and mentorship by our distinguished faculty enable students to acquire robust production skills and create a professional portfolio or reel.

Learning Outcomes

In Pratt’s Department of Digital Arts, undergraduates will develop aesthetic finesse, technological skill, conceptual sophistication related to digital media, and thorough comprehension of the potential of art and technology. Graduates demonstrate an expertise in their discipline, a unique voice in their medium and a knowledge of historical works in art and technology. Students then learn to create professional documentation and presentation skills to launch their careers in the Digital Arts. 

Areas of Emphasis