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
or CMI 245 2-D Compositing & FX
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
CMI 401Motion Capture Techniques3
or CMI 348 Acting for Animation
CMI 360Previsualization3
or CMI 362 Motion Graphics
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
Second Language Requirement: (not required)0
Total Credits120

Required Pre-Application class for ANVE

Second Language Requirement

For the Bachelor of Creative Media with a major in Animation and Visual Effects, there is no second language requirement for the degree.