Discover an evolving relationship between art and technology. Students critically and creatively explore the arts at the intersection of the humanities, and the physical, computational, engineering, and social sciences.
Located at the heart of a technological research university, the B.S. in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer provides inspiring artists with an interdisciplinary and technology-driven arts education.
Through a balanced focus on theory and practice, students explore the role that technology plays in contemporary art and examine the intersections between the art and technology in relation to a broad range of disciplinary practices.
Students who graduate from this program will have:
- An ability to evaluate works of art in relation to style, period, and social context.
- An ability to effectively discuss and critique one’s own work and the work of others.
- Proficiency integrating technologies appropriate to creative practice.
Graduates of this program are prepared for careers as videographers, art directors, graphic designers, audio engineers, musicians, gallery artists, animators, storyboard artists, and more.