Animation Production


Certificate21 credit hours

School of Communications/Electronic and Photographic Media Department

The certificate in animation production is designed to give studentsfrom all academic disciplines within the university an opportunity toexplore the principles, theory and practice of animation. Students willhave the opportunity to complete additional coursework in severalareas focusing on the fundamentals of storytelling, acting, drawingand experimentation. The Certificate in Animation Production is onlyavailable to students not majoring in Animation.Students must earn a grade of C- or better in all courses applied towardthe certificates.

For information on general requirements for the certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate 2D animation;
  • Develop and execute all aspects of an animated work;
  • Tell stories in long and short format animation technology;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of theory, critical assessment and history of animation.

Required Courses

  • ANIM 1000 Animation I (3 hours)
  • ANIM 1010 Animation II (3 hours)
  • FLST 2070 History of Animation (3 hours)
  • ANIM 3020 Story Development (3 hours)

An additional 9 credit hours are to be chosen from the following:

  • ANIM 2000 Advanced Animation (3 hours)
  • ANIM 2010 Experimental Animation (3 hours)
  • ANIM 3010 Voicing Your Creation (3 hours)
  • ANIM 3030 Visual Storytelling (3 hours)
  • ANIM 4010 Character Design (3 hours)
  • ANIM 4020 Storyboarding (3 hours)
  • ART 1110 Introduction to Drawing (3 hours)
  • ART 1120 Principles of Drawing (3 hours)

-Revised October 31, 2013-

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