Animation

BFA IN DIGITAL MEDIA WITH A CONCENTRATION IN ANIMATION

Required courses:

DM105     Introduction to Computer Graphics
DM200     Introduction to Animation Techniques
DM225     2-D Animation 1
DM230     Dynamic Imaging 1
DM270     Digital Cinema 1
DM300     3-D Animation 1
DM310     3-D Computer Animation
DM325     Advanced 2-D Animation
DM375     Sound Acquisition and Editing
DM400     Senior Studio 1
DM405     Senior Studio 2
DM410     Advanced 3-D Computer Animation

Typical Four-Year Course Progression

1st Semester (15 credits)

Drawing 1     (3)
3-D Design     (3)
Writing 1     (3)
Idea, Process, & Criticism     (3)
Art History Survey 1     (3)

2nd Semester (15 credits)

Drawing 2     (3)
2-D Design     (3)
Writing 2     (3)
Introduction to Computer Graphics     (3)
Art History Survey 2     (3)

3rd Semester (15 credits)

Intro. to Animation Techniques     (3)
Digital Cinema 1     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Art History Elective     (3)
Literature Elective     (3)

4th Semester (15 credits)

2-D Animation 1     (3)
3-D Animation 1     (3)
Dynamic Imaging 1     (3)
Art History Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

5th Semester (15 credits)

Advanced 2-D Animation     (3)
3-D Computer Animation     (3)
Studio or AH Elective     (3)
Social Science Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

6th Semester (15 credits)

Advanced 3-D Computer Animation     (3)
Sound Acquisition & Editing     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Math/Science Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

7th Semester (15 credits)

Senior Studio 1     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio or AH Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

8th Semester (15 credits)

Senior Studio 2     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)