Visual Effects & Motion Graphics

Course Listing

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

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Courses

MAAA222 Storyboarding and Animatics OR CMAA210 Pre-Visualization: Storyboard & Animatics
FNDA120 Perspective Drawing OR CMAA240 Drawing for Computer Animaiton & Visual Effects
VFXA110 Introduction to Video Production OR DFVA103 Fundamentals of Video Production
AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
VFXA112 Maps, Mattes, Masks OR FNDA135 Image Manipulation
VFXA150 Introduction to Visual Effects and Motion Graphics OR ELCA100 Open Elective
VFXA200 Visual Effects I: Painting and Rotoscoping
VFXA210 Fundamentals of Lighting OR DFVA133 Lighting for Digital Film
VFXA248 Introduction to Digital Editing OR DFVA113 Fundamentals of Editing
VFXA252 Introduction to 3D OR CMAA200 Introduction to 3D
VFXA301 Animation I
VFXA302 Animation II
VFXA303 Animation III
VFXA310 3D Effects
VFXA320 Visual Effects II: Keying and Color Correction
VFXA333 Audio for Video OR DFVA223 Intermediate Audio
VFXA335 Visual Effects III: Motion Tracking and Compositing
VFXA398 Broadcast Graphics I: Animation Text and Logo Design
VFXA399 Broadcast Graphics II: Compositing
VFXA448 Advanced Digital Editing OR DFVA203 Intermediate Editing
VFXA410 Conceptual Storytelling OR DFVA105 Conceptual Storytelling
VFXA415 Interactive Visual Design
VFXA425 Art Direction
VFXA431 Special Topics in Visual Effects
VFXA452 Production Studio I OR CMAA304 Film Production Studio
VFXA455 Production Studio II OR CMAA410 Print Portfolio Presentation
VFXA460 Digital Environments OR ELCA200 Open Elective
VFXA465 Digital Matte Painting
VFXA490 Portfolio Presentation
VFXA492 VEMG Internship I
GWDA112 Typography-Traditional
PHOA101 Principles of Photography
GWDA122 Typography-Hierarchy
GWDA103 Digital Illustration
GWDA242 Graphic Symbolism
FNDA110 Observational Drawing
FNDA105 Design Fundamentals
FNDA150 Digital Color Theory

General Education Courses

ARHA125 History of Western Art I
ARHA126 History of Western Art II
CMAA100 History of Animation
COMA112 Principles of Communication
ENCA101 English Composition I
ENCA102 English Composition II
ENGA201 Creative Writing
GE Humanities Elective (2)
GE Science Elective
General Education Electives (2)
MATA101 College Algebra OR MATA115 Applied Mathematics
MATA201 College Geometry
PSYA101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYA202 Psychology of Personality
SCIA206 Introduction to Physics

Total Credits for Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree 180

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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.