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School of Animation & Visual Effects

BFA ANM - 3D Modeling

First Year - 30.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • ANM_101: Introduction to Computer Graphics for Animation
    [Core]
  • FND_110: Analysis of Form
    [Core]
  • MPT_105: Cinematic Storytelling
    [Major]
  • ANM_180: Introduction to Animation Principles & Techniques
    [Core]

Second Semester 18.0 Units

  • ANM_105: Computer Animation Production
    [Core]
  • FND_112: Figure Drawing
    [Core]
  • ANM_203: Preproduction Principles
    [Core]
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communication requirement]
  • FND_116: Perspective
    [Core] *To be taken in Summer.
  • (LA_132: History of Animation, OR LA_134: History & Technology of Visual Effects & Computer Animation)
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness Requirement] *To be taken in Summer. [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness Requirement] *To be taken in Summer.

Second Year - 36.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • ANM_202: 3D Modeling and Animation 1 (Maya)
    [Major]
  • FA_213: Introduction to Anatomy
    [Core]
  • FND_122: Color Fundamentals
    [Core]
  • FASCU_150: Animal Sculpture
    [Major]
  • LA_291: Designing Careers
    [Liberal Arts: Employment Communications & Practices requirement]

Fourth Semester 21.0 Units

  • ANM_205: Careers in Animation & VFX
    [Core]---MIDPOINT REVIEW---
  • ILL_120: Clothed Figure Drawing 1
    [Core]
  • ANM_312: Hard Surface Modeling 1
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • LA_120: Art History through the 15th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]
  • (LA_202: English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument, OR LA_280: Perspective Journalism)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communication requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communication requirement]
  • LA_121: Art History through the 19th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement] *To be taken in Summer.

Third Year - 36.0 Units

Fifth Semester 15.0 Units

  • ANM_313: Organic Modeling 1
    [Major]
  • FASCU_270: Ecorche
    [Major]
  • ILL_222: Heads & Hands 1
    [Major]
  • (LA_110: English Composition: Narrative Storytelling, OR LA_133: Short Form Writing)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communication requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communication requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]

Sixth Semester 21.0 Units

  • ANM_413: Organic Modeling 2
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Historical Awareness requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Quantitative Literacy requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Cultural Ideas & Influences requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 1] *To be taken in Summer.

Fourth Year - 30.0 Units

Seventh Semester 12.0 Units

  • ANM_415: Modeling Studio
    [Major]
  • ANM_251: Fundamentals of Texturing & Lighting
    [Major]
  • ANM_405: Senior Portfolio for Animation & VFX
    [Core]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]

Eighth Semester 18.0 Units

  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 2]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 3] *To be taken in Summer.