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School of Animation & Visual Effects

MFA ANM - 3D Animation

First Year - 24.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • GLA_621: History & Techniques of Character Animation
    [Graduate Liberal Arts: Graduate Liberal Arts Elective category]
  • ANM_688: MS: Traditional Animation
    [Major]
  • (ANM_609: MS: Gesture & Quick Sketch for Animators, OR ANM_610: MS: Figurative Concepts)
    [Major] [Major]
  • ANM_623: MS: 3D Modeling & Animation 1 (Maya)
    [Major]

Second Semester 12.0 Units

  • ANM_686: MS: 3D Character Animation 1
    [Major]
  • ILL_625: MS: Perspective for Illustrators
    [Major]
  • ANM_685: MS: Storyboarding
    [Major]
  • GLA_636: MS: Acting for Animators
    [Graduate Liberal Arts Elective: Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetic Sensitivity category]

Second Year - 21.0 Units

Third Semester 12.0 Units

  • ANM_670: MS: Preproduction
    [Major]
  • ANM_699: MS: Special Topics
    [Major] *Take ANM 699 MS: Visual Effects for Animation
  • ANM_687: MS: 3D Character Animation 2
    [Major]
  • GLA_617: Mythology for the Modern World
    [Graduate Liberal Arts Elective: Cross Cultural Understanding category]

Fourth Semester 9.0 Units

  • ***_***:
    [Elective By Advisement]
  • ANM_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • ANM_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]

Third Year - 18.0 Units

Fifth Semester 9.0 Units

  • ANM_***:
    [Elective by Advisement]
  • ANM_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • ANM_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]

Sixth Semester 9.0 Units

  • ANM_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • ANM_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • GLA_670: Professional Practices for Animation, VFX, & Games
    [Graduate Liberal Arts Elective: Professional Practices & Communication category]