Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: DIGM-BS (ANIM) (3D Pathway)


Digital Media Major, B.S. (Digital Animation Concentration) (3D Pathway)

FRESHMAN YEAR (36-39 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 - Foundations in Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Written Communication & Critical Thinking           3
DIGM 1510 - Student in the University      3 Advisor Approved Electives 5
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877  or Compass Core Class 3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877  or Compass Core Class 3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3    
Fall Total 17-20 Spring Total 19
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

ARTH 2020 - Art History Survey II  

3

DIGM 4854 - Character Animation  

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
Natural Science for Majors Course 4 Compass Core Class 4
Compass Core Class 3    
       
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15
 
JUNIOR YEAR (28 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

Advisor Approved Elective Course

4

DIGM 3120 - 3D Lighting & Rendering   

4

DIGM 3130 - 3D Animation   4 Advisor Approved Elective Course 4
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus   3 Compass Core Class 3
ENTC 3020 - Technology and Society   3 ARTH 2010 - Art History Survey I   3
Fall Total 14 Spring Total 14
 
SENIOR YEAR (26 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Advisor Approved Elective Course 4 DIGM 4930 - Portfolio Development for Digital Media   3
Oral Communication Course                                      3 DIGM 4931 - Portfolio Lab   1
DIGM 3450 - Procedural Modeling and Effects Simulation    4 Compass Core Class 3
Advisor Approved Elective Course 4 Advisor Approved Elective Course 4
       
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 11

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. CSCI 1100  has an accompanying required lab, CSCI 1150 . Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.