Visual Effects & Motion Graphics

Course Listing

Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Courses

Program Courses

AP102 Fundamentals of Audio
CA305 Motion Graphics
DFVP111 Fundamentals of Video Production
DFVP113 Fundamentals of Editing
DFVP122 Conceptual Storytelling
GD101 Digital Illustration I
GD111 Typography—Traditional
GD212 Digital Photography for Designers
GD219 Graphic Symbolism
GD416 Media Business Law
VEMG105 Introduction to Visual Effects
VEMG115 Storyboarding
VEMG123 Two-Dimensional Animation
VEMG125 Maps, Mattes, and Masks
VEMG205 Three-Dimensional Modeling and Animation I
VEMG211 Intermediate Visual Effects I
VEMG215 Three-Dimensional Modeling and Animation II
VEMG217 Intermediate Editing
VEMG221 Intermediate Visual Effects II
VEMG223 Intermediate Broadcast Graphics
VEMG227 Advanced Editing
VEMG301 Advanced Visual Effects I
VEMG303 Interactive Visual Design
VEMG305 Post-Production Management
VEMG307 Three-Dimensional Effects
VEMG311 Advanced Visual Effects II
VEMG313 Video Production
VEMG315 Art Direction
VEMG321 Production Studio I
VEMG323 Advanced Broadcast Graphics
VEMG327 Advanced Sound Techniques
VEMG401 Production Studio II
VEMG403 Special Topics
VEMG405 Portfolio Preparation
VEMG411 Principles of Aesthetics
VEMG415 Portfolio Development
VEMG425 Portfolio Presentation
INT419 Internship
Program Elective

Foundational Courses

ART106 Design Fundamentals
ART109 Image Manipulation
ART111 Perspective Drawing
ART114 Color Fundamentals
CD400 Career Development

General Education Courses

ARTS1303 Art History I
ARTS1304 Art History II
ENGL1301 English Composition
MATH1310 College Mathematics
PHYS1301 Physics
PSYC2301 General Psychology
SOCI1306 Social Problems
SPCH1315 Public Speaking

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 180

Program Electives

Humanities English Elective (choose one):

ENGL1302 Introduction to Literature
ENGL2307 Creative Writing
ENGL2311 Business Writing for Professionals
ENGL3511 Literature and Film Analysis

Humanities History Elective (choose one):

HIST1301 U.S. History I
HIST1302 U.S. History II
HIST2321 World Civilizations I
HIST2322 World Civilizations II

Mathematics and Science Elective (choose one):

BIOL1308 Biology
ENVR1401 Environmental Science
MATH4332 Mathematics for Decision Making
PHYS1301 Physics

Social Science Elective (choose one):

PSYC2319 Social Psychology
PSYC3019 Human Sexuality
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Note: The Art Institute of Austin (a branch of The Art Institute of Houston) reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.