Animation

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BFA in Animation

Major Requirements (36 Credits):

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  • AN200 Intro to Animation
  • AN240 Drawing from Imagination
  • AN225 2-D Animation
  • AN270 Film Production
  • AN310 3-D Comp. Animation
  • AN325 Advanced 2D Animation
  • AN330 Post Production and Editing
  • AN425 Experimental Animation
  • AN450 Senior Studio 1
  • AN475 Senior Studio 2
  • Plus
  • IL220 Visual Storytelling

    or
    IL270 Imagined Space

    or
    IL338 Digital Painting

    or
    PD220 Life Drawing

    or
    PD230 Drawing Composition

  • Plus
  • IL230 Dimensional Illustration

    or
    AN410 Advanced 3D Computer Animation

Typical Four-Year Course Progression

1st Semester (15 credits)

  • Drawing 1(3)
  • 2D Design(3)
  • Digital Foundations(3)
  • Writing 1(3)
  • Art History Survey: Prehistory to Medieval(3)

2nd Semester (15 credits)

  • Drawing 2(3)
  • 3D Design(3)
  • Color Foundations(3)
  • Writing 2(3)
  • Art History Survey: Renaissance to Contemporary(3)

3rd Semester (15 credits)

  • Idea, Process and Criticism(3)
  • Intro to Animation(3)
  • Drawing from Imagination (3)
  • Literature Elective (3)
  • Art History Elective (3)

4th Semester (15 credits)

  • 2-D Animation(3)
  • Film Production(3)
  • Studio Elective (or Art History if Minor)(3)
  • Math or Natural Science Elective (3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective (3)

5th Semester (15 credits)

  • Advanced 2-D Computer Animation(3)
  • 3-D Computer Animation(3)
  • 2D Elective Requirement(3)
  • Social Sciences Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

6th Semester (15 credits)

  • Post-Production and Editing(3)
  • 3D Elective Requirement(3)
  • P2(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Art History Elective(3)

7th Semester (15 credits)

  • Senior Studio 1(3)
  • Experimental Animation(3)
  • Studio elective or Internship(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)
  • Art History Elective(3)

8th Semester (15 credits)

  • Senior Studio 2(3)
  • Studio Elective (or Art History if Minor)(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

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