Oct 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: DIGM-BS (ANIM)


Digital Media Major, B.S. (Digital Animation Concentration)

FRESHMAN YEAR (33-36 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
DIGM 1400 - Principles of Visual Effects and Motion Graphics   4 DIGM 1500 - Principles of Digital Game Design   4
DIGM 1800 - Principles of Digital Animation   4 DIGM 1900 - Principles of Visualization   4
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation           3
ENTC 1510 - Student in University   2 MATH 1710 - Precalculus I (Algebra)   3
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3    
Fall Total 16-19 Spring Total 17
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

ARTH 2020 - Art History Survey II  

3

DIGM 2720 - Raster-Based Imaging  or

DIGM 3410 - Visual Effects Compositing  

 

4

DIGM 2870 - Animation Fundamentals   4 DIGM 2660 - Topics in Digital Media History       3
DIGM 2990 - Mid-Point Review    1 DIGM 2824 - Technical Direction   4
PHYS 2010 - General Physics I-Noncalculus   3 Natural Science for Majors Course 4
PHYS 2011 - General Physics Laboratory I-Noncalculus   1    
Literature Course 3    
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15
 
JUNIOR YEAR (28 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

DIGM 2530 - High-Fidelity Modeling for Entertainment  or

DIGM 3120 - 3D Lighting & Rendering  

 

4

Advisor Approved Elective Course

4

DIGM 3130 - 3D Animation   4 DIGM 4854 - Character Animation   4
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus   3 ENTC 3020 - Technology and Society                 3
Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 Advisor Approved Elective Course 3
Fall Total 14 Spring Total 14
 
SENIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Oral Communication Course 3 DIGM 4930 - Portfolio Development for Digital Media   4
ENTC 3030 - Technical Communication                                       3 Advisor Approved Elective Course 3
DIGM 4844 - Effects Animation   4 ARTH 4077 - Contemporary Art   3
Advisor Approved Elective Course 3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
Advisor Approved Elective Course 3    
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 13

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.