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School of Visual Development

MFA Visual Development

First Year - 24.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • (ANM_610: MS: Figurative Concepts, OR FA_600: MS: Figure Studio)
    [Major] [Major]
  • (FA_630: MS: Color Theory, OR FA_606: MS: Still Life Painting)
    [Major] [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Elective By Advisement Course]
  • (GLA_621: History & Techniques of Character Animation, OR GLA_623: History and Techniques of Games)
    [Graduate Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetics Sensitivity requirement] [Graduate Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetics Sensitivity requirement]

Second Semester 12.0 Units

  • ILL_610: MS: Clothed Figure Drawing
    [Major]
  • ILL_625: MS: Perspective for Illustrators
    [Major]
  • ANM_689: MS: Story Development
    [Major]
  • GLA_***:
    [Major designated Graduate Liberal Arts]

Second Year - 21.0 Units

Third Semester 12.0 Units

  • ANM_633: MS: Character Design & Drawing for Animators
    [Major]
  • ANM_605: MS: Layout Design for Animators
    [Major]
  • ANM_670: MS: Preproduction
    [Major]
  • GLA_617: Mythology for the Modern World
    [Graduate Liberal Arts: Cross Cultural Understanding requirement]

Fourth Semester 9.0 Units

  • VIS_611: MS: The Visual Elements of Story
    [Major]
  • VIS_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • VIS_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]

Third Year - 18.0 Units

Fifth Semester 9.0 Units

  • ***_***:
    [Elective By Advisement Course] (Required: FA 605 or FA 607)
  • VIS_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • VIS_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]

Sixth Semester 9.0 Units

  • VIS_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • VIS_800: MS: Directed Study
    [Directed Study]
  • GLA_679: Professional Practices for Visual Development
    [Graduate Liberal Arts: Professional Practices requirement]