Media Arts & Animation

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Media Arts & Animation
Bachelor of Arts
Published January 1, 0001

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Program Courses


DFVA353 Compositing for Digital Film
FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND120 Perspective Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory
GS1402 Critical Thinking
GS1403 English Composition I
GS1405 Western Civilization to 1600
GS2403 Quantitative Reasoning
GS2405 Sociology
GS2406 Speech
GS3407 English Composition II
GS3408 Fundamentals of Statistics
GS3420 Art History II: Art History of the Renaissance to 1800
GS4313 Spanish I
GS4314 Spanish II
GS4412 Psychology
GS4420 College Physics
GS4425 General Education Capstone
MAAA101 Language of Animation & Film
MAAA102 Life Drawing & Gesture
MAAA111 Animation Principles
MAAA112 Short Format Storytelling
MAAA122 Drawing & Anatomy
MAAA202 Character & Object Design
MAAA203 Audio & Editing Techniques
MAAA204 Acting & Movement for Animators
MAAA212 2D Animation
MAAA213 3D Modeling
MAAA222 Storyboarding & Animantics
MAAA223 Hard Surface and Organic Modeling
MAAA232 3D Animation
MAAA233 Motion Graphics
MAAA252 Background Design & Layout
MAAA242 Character Modeling
MAAA243 Material & Lighting
MAAA302 3D Character Animation
MAAA303 3D Character Rigging
MAAA312 Animation Studio
MAAA313 Advanced Lighting & Texturing
MAAA343 Pre-Production Team
MAAA323 Emerging Technology for Animation
MAAA333 Dynamics & Simulation
MAAA353 Technical Visualization
MAAA363 Advanced Illustration for Production
MAAA309 Portfolio Pre-Production
MAAA403 Production Team
MAAA409 Portfolio Production
MAAA419 Portfolio Presentation
MAAA406 Internship
Program Elective I
Program Elective II
Program Elective III
Program Elective IV
Program Elective V


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Note: The Art Institute of Colorado 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.