Animation Production


2016-2017 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2016 through 31 May 2017

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.



Certificate
21 hours

This program offered by School of Communications/Electronic and Photographic Media Department

The certificate in animation production is designed to give students from all academic disciplines within the university an opportunity to explore the principles, theory and practice of animation. Students will have the opportunity to complete additional course work in several areas focusing on the fundamentals of storytelling, acting, drawing and experimentation. 

Students may choose to receive the minor or certificate in animation production, but not both.

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 animation principles and techniques
  • Tell stories in long and short format 
  • Develop and execute fundamental aspects of an animated production
  • Demonstrate an understanding of theory, critical assessment and history of animation

Requirements

  • ANIM 1000 Animation I (3 hours)
  • ANIM 1010 Animation II (3 hours)
  • FLST 2070 History of Animation (3 hours)
  • SCPT 3500 Writing Screenplays for Film (3 hours)

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

  • ANIM 1040 Storyboarding (3 hours)
  • 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)
  • ART 1110 Introduction to Drawing (3 hours)
  • ART 1120 Principles of Drawing (3 hours)