Animation and Visual Effects - Bachelor of Creative Media

Students must complete all university requirements and the Animation and Visual Effects curriculum outlined below. All Animation and Visual Effects Curriculum requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.


General Education Requirements35
Viewing a Wider World6
Departmental Requirements
CMI 231History of Animation 13
CMI 235Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media (Required Pre-Application class for ANVE)3
or ENGL 235 Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media
THTR 105Acting for Non-Majors3
CMI 232Storyboarding3
or ENGL 232 Script Development and Storyboarding
CMI 233Light, Shade, Render3
CMI 240Digital Illustration3
CMI 250Beginning 2-D Animation3
CMI 260Foundations of 3D Animation3
CMI 270Rigging for 3D Animation3
or CMI 220 Drawing for Animation
CMI 280Modeling3
CMI 2903-D Animation3
or CMI 350 Intermediate 2-D Animation
CMI 308Writing for Animation3
or CMI 309 Screenwriting I
CMI 341Visual Effects I3
or CMI 303 Cinema Review and Critique
or CMI 313 Animated Film Review
CMI 401Motion Capture Techniques3
or CMI 348 Acting and Directing for Voiceover
or CMI 362 Motion Graphics
CMI 360Previsualization3
or CMI 330 Developing the Animated Project
CMI 3323-D Character Animation3
or CMI 450 Advanced 2-D Animation
CMI 365Character Design and Development3
or CMI 433 Sets and Environments
CMI 4913D Production Studio I6
or CMI 492 2D Production Studio I
CMI 4933D Production Studio II6
or CMI 494 2D Production Studio II
Electives (to bring total to 120)16
Total Credits120

Required Pre-Application class for ANVE