Digital Media Technology (Digital Animation) - Associate of Applied Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60-62 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and V; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Composition I4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra 33
Survey of Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Choose one from the following :
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)4
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
3
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following:
Film as Literature3
Western Civilization I3
World History I3
General Education Elective
PSYC 1110GIntroduction to Psychology (Core Requirement)3
Core Requirements
PSYC 1110G is going to satisfy both the General Education Elective and Core Requirements for this degree
ARTH 1115GOrientation in Art3
ARTS 1240Design I3
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication (Core Requirement)3
or COMM 1130G Public Speaking
ENGL 2382Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media3
FDMA 1260Introduction to Digital Media3
OEGR 221Cooperative Experience I1-3
or FDMA 2287 Digital Design Studio
Program Concentration Coursework
FDMA 1515Introduction to Digital Image Editing - Photoshop3
FDMA 1535Introduction to Illustrator3
FDMA 17102D Animation3
FDMA 17203-D Character Design3
FDMA 2530Introduction to 3D Modeling3
FDMA 2730Advanced Character Animation3
FDMA 2735Advanced 3D Animation Workshop A3
FDMA 2740Advanced 3D Animation Workshop B3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 43
Total Credits60-62

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and/or course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
FDMA 1260 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
MATH 1220G
College Algebra 1
or Survey of Mathematics
3
Choose one from the following: 3
Film as Literature  
Western Civilization I  
World History I  
Program Concentration Course 2 3
 Credits16
Spring
ARTS 1240 Design I 3
Choose one from the following: 4
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)  
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)  
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
PSYC 1110G Introduction to Psychology 3
ARTH 1115G Orientation in Art 3
Program Concentration Course 2 3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
COMM 1115G
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
3
Program Concentration Courses 2 9
Elective Course 3 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGL 2382 Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media 3
OEGR 221
Cooperative Experience I
or Digital Design Studio
1-3
Program Concentration Course 2 9
 Credits13-15
 Total Credits60-62