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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Computer Graphics Animation

Associate in Applied Arts Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0284  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

A computer animator is an artist who designs for video and film and uses a computer as a primary tool.  Animators must have creative abilities and design, drawing, problem-solving, production, communication, and presentation skills.  Computer animators are employed in advertising, video production, the motion picture industry (special effects to full cartoon features), and in the growing multimedia industry, creating games, training materials, and presentations.  Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Art, Design and Multimedia Program, Academic and Office Facility, Room 314, telephone number (517) 483-1476.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  68 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

ARTS 102

Design & Communication

3

ARTS 131

Drawing

3

ARTS 132

Figure Drawing

3

ARTS 133

Surface Anatomy for Artists

3

ARTS 151

Computer Graphics/Illustration

3

ARTS 171

Computer Graphics/Digital Imag

3

ARTS 216

Humorous Illustration I

3

ARTS 225

Comic Book Illustration

3

ARTS 226

Storyboards

3

ARTS 228

Advanced Digital Imaging

3

ARTS 232

Comp Graphics/2-D Animation

4

ARTS 234

Comp Graphics/3-D Animation I

4

ARTS 235

Comp Graphics/3-D Animation II

4

ARTS 236

Computer Graphics/Production

3

ARTS 238

Comps and Animatics

3

ARTS 269

The Portfolio

2

ARTS 281

Art Internship

3

FILM 118

Film Production I

4

HUMS 212

History of Art II

4

MATH 118

The Art of Geometry (See note 1)

3

PHYS 120

The Art of Physics

4

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  3-4 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

3-4 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area (See Note 2)

0

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)

0

 

Mathematics Core Area (See Note 2)

0

 

Science Core Area (See Note 2)

0

 

Writing Core Area

3-4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

71

 

NOTES:

 

1.

MATH 118 is the minimum Math requirement to meet the General Education Core Math requirement for this curriculum. Students wishing to transfer to a four-year college should see an Art, Design & Multimedia Program advisor for appropriate Math Core selections.

2.

Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for this Core area.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

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ARTS 102

ARTS 132

ARTS 133

ARTS 225

ARTS 131

ARTS 151

ARTS 216

ARTS 228

HUMS 212

ARTS 171

ARTS 234

ARTS 232

PHYS 120

MATH 118

FILM 118

ARTS 235

 

 

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ARTS 226

 

 

 

ARTS 236

 

 

 

ARTS 238

 

 

 

ARTS 269

 

 

 

ARTS 281

 

 

 

                 

 

 



 
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