Program Overview

The 3D Animation & Video Game Art Program is a comprehensive program that puts equal emphasis on the artistic and the technical side of 3D modeling and animation. Courses cover material that will take the student through the whole production process and workflow of 3D animation, from storyboarding and conceptualization to the final delivery of the rendered product. Curriculum spans traditional animation techniques, life drawing and the technical fundamentals of 3D animation and modeling. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art computer studio with the latest versions of industry-standard software packages. Faculty members have extensive industry experience and their expertise is critical to the success of students in this growing field.


Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 39 units Units
ART 207 Life Drawing 3 units
MART 325 Digital Painting 3 units
MART 379 Introduction to Digital Animation 3 units
MART 385 Coding for Designers and Artists 3 units
MART 389 Digital Media Careers 1.5 units
MART 390 Portfolio Creation 1.5 units
MART 400 Motion Graphics 1.5 units
MART 405 Storyboard Development for Animation and Interactive Media 3 units
MART 416 Drawing For Animation 3 units
MART 417 Principles of Animation 3 units
MART 418 History of Animation 1.5 units
MART 420 Introduction to 3D Modeling and Animation 3 units
MART 421 Advanced 3D Modeling and Animation 3 units
MART 424 3D Animation Fundamentals 3 units
MART 425 Advanced 3D Animation 3 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 3 units from the following: Units
MART 314 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 units
MART 362 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 units
MART 363 Advanced Digital Photography 3 units
MART 366 Color Management and Theory 3 units
MART 372 Digital Illustration 3 units
MART 376 Introduction to Digital Imaging 3 units
MART 380 Advanced Digital Animation 3 units
MART 422 Introduction to Rigging 3 units
MART 431 Special Effects and Compositing 1.5 units
MART 432 3D Environments and Hard Surface Modeling 1.5 units
MART 433 Advanced Special Effects and Compositing 1.5 units
Total Required Units: 42