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Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
Bachelor of Arts
Published January 1, 0001

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Program Courses


MAAA213 3D Modeling
GWDA112 Typography - Traditional
FND105 Fundamentals of Design
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND150 Digital Color Theory
FX2305 VFX Field Production
FX3318 Motion Tracking
FX3319 Paint, Rotoscoping & Morphing
FX3320 Motion Graphics Senior Project
FX4315 Portfolio Preparation for Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
FX4319 Portfolio Development for Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
FX4320 Production Studio I
FX4322 Advanced Compositing
FX4323 Portfolio Presentation for Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
FX4324 Production Studio II
GS1402 Critical Thinking
GS1403 English Composition I
GS1405 Western Civilization to 1600
GS240 Quantitative Reasoning
GS2405 Sociology
GS2406 Speech
GS3407 English Composition II
GS3404 Geometry
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
FND135 Image Manipulation
DFVA103 Fundamentals of Video Production
GWDA103 Digital Illustration
FND120 Perspective
DFVA133 Lighting for Digital Film
AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
GWDA133 Fundamentals of Web Design
DFVA113 Fundamentals of Editing
RS2315 Special Topics
MAAA222 Storyboarding and Animantics
DFVA203 Intermediate Editing
DFVA212 Broadcast Graphics I
MAAA232 3-D Animation
DFVA343 Advanced Editing
RS2368 Advanced Image Manipulation
MAAA233 Motion Graphics
DFVA202 Digital Cinematography
DFVA308 Media Delivery Systems and Distribution
RS2399 Motion Graphics II
RS3309 Motion Graphics III
DFVA353 Compositing for Digital Film
GWDA242 Graphic Symbolism
RS3346 Color Correction & Keying
MAAA243 Materials and Lighting
DFVA105 Conceptual Storytelling
RS4335 Dynamics & Simulation
RS4385 Externship


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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.