Media Arts & Animation

Course Listing

Media Arts & Animation-BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published January 1, 0001

Student Learning Outcomes

Program Courses

CMAA100 History of Animation
CMAA120 Maquette Construction
CMAA201 Computer Modeling I
CMAA202 Computer Modeling II
CMAA140 2D Animation
VIAA345 Figure Sculpture I
CMAA210 Previsualization: Storyboard and Animatic
CMAA211 Cinematic Techniques I: Editing Studio
CMAA103 Digital Imaging
CMAA303 Computer Modeling III
CMAA220 Texture I: Material and Lighting
CMAA221 Character Rigging
CMAA241 Performance and Story Development
CMAA240 Drawing for Computer Animation and Visual Effects
CMAA200 Introduction to 3D Computer Animation
CMAA301 Animation I: Performance
CMAA302 Animation II: Expression
CMAA406 Film Production Studio
CMAA320 Digital Compositing: Motion Graphics
CMAA405 Texture II: Shading Networks
CMAA304 Advanced Digital Compositing
CMAA403 Introduction Special Effects
CMAA411 Advanced Special Effects
CMAA404 Graphics Programming
CMAA410 Print Portfolio Presentation
CMAA422 Demo Reel Presentation
CMAA400 Digital 2D Animation Studio
CMAA490 Selected Topics in Animation
CMAA423 Internship
ELCA100 Open Elective I
ELCA200 Open Elective II
ELCA300 Animation Elective (3)
FNDA110 Observational Drawing
FNDA105 Design Fundamentals
FNDA150 Digital Color Theory
VIAA149 Figure Drawing I
VIAA151 Painting 1
VIAA414 Animal Imagery and Archetypes
VIAA402 Clothed Figure Drawing

General Education Courses

ARHA125 History of Western Art I
ARHA126 History of Western Art II
ARCA106 History of Architecture
COMA112 Principles of Communication
HISA200- History of Animation
ENCA101 English Composition I
ENCA102 English Composition II
ENGA201 Creative Writing

Total Credits for Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree 180

Program Electives

GE Humanities Electives (2)

GE Science Elective
MATA115 Applied Mathematics
MATA201 College Geometry
PSYA101 Introduction to Psychology OR PSYA113 Social Psychology
PSYA202 Psychology of Personality
Other GE Electives (2)
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Note: Miami International University of Art & Design 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.