Media Arts & Animation

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Media Arts & Animation
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Courses

FNDA110 Observational Drawing
FNDA105 Design Fundamentals
MAAA101 Language of Animation and Film
FNDA150 Digital Color Theory
FNDA120 Perspective Drawing
FNDA135 Image Manipulation
MAAA102 Life Drawing and Gesture
MAAA111 Animation Principles
MAAA112 Short Format Storytelling
MAAA122 Drawing and Anatomy
MAAA204 Acting and Movement for Animators
MAAA203 Audio and Editing Techniques
MAAA213 3D Modeling
MAAA202 Character and Object Design
MAAA212 2D Animation
MAAA222 Storyboarding and Animatics
MAAA223 Hard Surface and Organic Modeling
MAAA233 Motion Graphics
MAAA232 3D Animation
MAAA243 Material and Lighting
MAAA242 Character Modeling
MAAA252 Background, Design & Layout
MAAA303 3D Character Rigging
MAAA313 Advanced Lighting & Texturing
MAAA323 Emerging Technologies for Animation
MAAA363 Advanced Illustration for Production
MAAA302 3D Character Animation
DFVA353 Compositing for Digital Film
MAAA333 Dynamics and Simulation
MAAA343 Pre-Production Team
MAAA309 Portfolio Pre-Production
MAAA353 Technical Visualization
MAAA312 Animation Studio
MAAA403 Production Team
MAAA409 Portfolio Production
MAAA406 Internship OR MAAA402 Special Topics
MAAA419 Portfolio Presentation
Programmatic Elective

General Education Courses

ARCA106 History of Architecture
ARHA125 History of Western Art I
ARHA126 History of Western Art II
COMA112 Principles of Communication
CGSA202 Computer Concepts and 2-D Applications
ENCA101 English Composition I
ENCA102 English Composition II
ENGA201 Creative Writing
GE Electives (2)
HUMA207 World Prospects and Issues
MATA115 Applied Mathematics
MATA201 College Geometry
SCIA125 Environmental Science OR
SCIA206 Introduction to Physics
PHLA105 Philosophy of Aesthetics
PSYA101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYA202 Psychology of Personality

Total Credits for Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree 180

Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of Tampa (a branch of 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.