Animation Studies Minor

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This minor has a minimum credit hour requirement of 19 hours. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all required minor courses. 

Animation Studies Minor Requirements

1. Complete at least 1 of the following:

ART1020 - Non-major Basic Drawing (3)

ART2200 - Beginning Drawing (4)

ART2205 - Studio Art Foundations: Mapping (2)

ART3020 - Non-major Advanced Drawing (3)

2. Complete at least 3 courses from Group 1.

Group 1 Courses

FILM1600 - Animation: Then, Now, & Next (3)

FILM1610 - Introduction to Animation Techniques (4)

FILM2630 - Introduction to Traditional Animation (4)

FILM3160 - Animation Film History (4)

FILM3170 - Japanese Anime (4)

FILM2500 - Introduction to Film Production (4)

FILM2650 - Storyboarding/Visual Storytelling (4)

FILM2620 - Introduction to 3D Computer Animation (4)

FILM2165 - Contemporary Animation: The Simpsons to South Park (4)

3. Complete at least 1 course from Group 2.

Group 2 Courses

ART1010 - Introduction to the Visual Arts (3)

ART2060 - Non-major Digital Photography (3)

ART3610 - Visual Communication I (4)

ART3620 - Visual Communication II (4)

COMM3500 - Writing for Entertainment Media (3)

ART3040 - Drawing the Human Head and Hands (3)

DRAW3040 - Drawing the Human Head and Hands (3)

ENGL2085 - Digital Culture (3)

ENGL2090 - Video Game Storytelling (3)

ARTX3600 - Writing for New Media (3)

COMM3640 - Writing for New Media (4)

4. Complete at least one additional course from Group 1 or Group 2. 

*Only one course can be taken from ART 3040 or DRAW 3040.

*Only one course can be taken from FA 3600 or COMM 3640.