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B.A. Degree in Animation

B.A. Degree in Animation

Description
The Animation major concentrates on the creation of technical graphics, 3D modeling, and techniques used in the animation industry, including game graphics and 3D simulations. Classes also include film studies and video/audio production. Graduates may find employment with animation studios, video production houses, television stations, music industry, multimedia, web, and advertising agencies. To receive the B.A. Degree in Animation, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Admission Requirements

A major GPA of 2.5 and completion of all 100 and 200 level courses in the major prior to advancing to the 300 and 400 level coursework.

Core Requirements ( 40 credits )

ANIM 113 MAYA (3)
ANIM 216 3D Modeling (3)
ANIM 316 3D Animation (3)
ANIM 416 Animation Studio (3)
ANIM 366 Motion Graphics (3)
FILM 100 Technical Training: Video Production (1)
FILM 172 Video Production (3)
FILM 280 History of Film (3)
FILM 280S Studio in Film History (1)
FILM 281 Film Appreciation (3)
FILM 281S Studio in Film Appreciation (1)
FILM 375 Animation Techniques (3)
FILM 402 Senior Seminar Project Development (1)
FILM 480 Film Theory and Criticism (3)
FILM 496 Senior Seminar (3)
GCOM 255 Beginning Computer Graphics (3)

Electives

Choose 12 credits from the following list:

ART 101 Basic Drawing I (4)
ART 170 Art Appreciation (3)
COMM 230 Photography (3) or
ART 203F Photography (4)
ENGL 285 Scriptwriting (4)
ENGL 286 Writing for the Workplace (3)
ENGL 288 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
ENGL 388 Creative Writing (3)
FILM 200 Technical Training: Beginning Filmmaking (1)
FILM 284 Beginning Filmmaking (3)
FILM 290 Topics in Film (1-3)
FILM 384 Techniques of Film Directing (4)
FILM 386 Genre Studies (3)
FILM 372 Editing Techniques (3)
FILM 378 Techniques of Producing (3)
FILM 387 Director Studies (3)
FILM 388 Topical Studies (3)
FILM 390 Topics in Film (1-3)
FILM 400 Technical Training: Intermediate Filmmaking (1)
FILM 401 Technical Training: Advanced Filmmaking (1)
FILM 416 Special Projects in Film (1-3)
FILM 469 Internship (1-12)
FILM 472 Advanced Video Production (3)
FILM 484 Intermediate Filmmaking (3)
FILM 485 Advanced Filmmaking (3)
FILM 490 Topics in Film (1-3)
GCOM 355 Intermediate Computer Graphics (3)
GCOM 455 Advanced Computer Graphics (3)
GCOM 457 Digital Prepress (3)
GCOM 266 Introduction to Multimedia (3)
GCOM 366 Intermediate Web Design (3)
GCOM 368 Advanced Web Design (3)
GCOM 452 Project Management (3)
MUS 364 Survey of Film Music (3)
PHIL 320 Philosophy of Art (3) or
ART 320 Philosophy of Art (3)