Minor

3D Animation

DESCRIPTION

Skills Explored Target Audience
Modeling, character animation, storyboards, compositing, character rigging, Maya BUAD, COMM, JOUR and students in the sciences, architecture, medicine, geriatrics, education and many other disciplines that may utilize animation for visualization, demonstration or learning.
Minor Description
Make your vision a reality. Acquire the skills to create exciting, fully dimensional worlds and the characters that inhabit them! Merging the disciplines on Fine Art, Cinema and Information Technology, the fundamentals of 3D animation are at your disposal, including lighting, color, composition, textures, scripting, special effects, and project management. With these tools, you can embark on a career in 3D animation or use them in your work in another field. By the completion of the minor, you’ll design and create a 3D project for your portfolio.
Why Students Take It
This is a fun and exciting program that teaches you state of the art tools and techniques for producing animated 3D content.
Industry & Career Info Companies Hiring
Predicted to become a $30 billion industry within years, the animation industry is growing on a global scale. Digital Domain
Rhythm & Hues
Dreamworks Animation
Sony
Imageworks
ILM
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COURSES

Required Courses (13 units)



Not offered in Spring 2014
Not offered in Spring 2014
Not offered in Spring 2014








ITP-21523D Modeling, Animation, Compositing and Special Effects
ITP-4143Seminar and 3D Portfolio Development
CTAN-3302Animation Fundamentals
CTAN-4512History of Animation
FADW-1014Drawing

Elective Courses (9 units)



Not offered in Spring 2014
Not offered in Spring 2014





Not offered in Spring 2014
ITP-3053Advanced 3D Modeling, Animation and Special Effects
ITP-31533D Character Animation
ITP-36033D Compositing and Visual Effects
ITP-4702Information Technology Practicum
CTAN-4522Introduction to Computer Animation

ITP COURSES OFFERED IN Spring 2014

Required Courses



ITP-21523D Modeling, Animation, Compositing and Special Effects

Elective Courses








ITP-3053Advanced 3D Modeling, Animation and Special Effects
ITP-4702Information Technology Practicum