Digital Media and Animation AAS and BS

DIGITAL MEDIA AND ANIMATION (AAS DEGREE)

TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM

First

DGMA

1403

Computer Animation I

3

DGMA

1423

Intro. to Visual Communication

3

DGMA

1413

Foundations: Form/Space

3

DGMA

1333

Survey of Animation & Visual Effects

3

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

 

 

 

15

Second

DGMA

2403

Computer Animation II

3

FNAT

2423

3D Design/Color

3

FNAT

2433

Figure and Motion

3

FNAT

1313

Art History

3

LITR

2603

Introduction to Literature

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./Math Elective

3

 

 

 

18

Third

DGMA

3403

Computer Animation III

3

DGMA

3203

Interactive Authoring

3

SOCI

1163

General Sociology

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./Natural Sciences Elective

3

HPED

xxx1

Physical Education

1

 

 

 

16

Fourth

DGMA

4443

Computer Animation IV

3

DGMA

4103

Interactive Design

3

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

FNAT

3513

Art History II

3

LITR

2813

Intro. to Film

3

COMP

3703

Technical Writing I

3

 

 

 

18

Minimum of “C” is required for all core courses.

Students are required to complete a digital portfolio assignment and annual review to meet graduation requirements. A 2.75 GPA in core courses is required to go from AAS to BS degree. Digital Media & Animation faculty will examine the digital portfolio of students who do not meet this requirement and determine if the student's work meets the standards for entry into the BS program.

Also required - One unit of physical education.

DIGITAL MEDIA AND ANIMATION (BS DEGREE)

TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM

First

DGMA

1403

Computer Animation I

3

DGMA

1423

Intro. to Visual Communication

3

DGMA

1413

Foundations: Form/Space

3

DGMA

1333

Survey of Animation & Visual Effects

3

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

 

 

 

15

Second

DGMA

2403

Computer Animation II

3

FNAT

2423

3D Design/Color

3

FNAT

2433

Figure and Motion

3

FNAT

1313

Art History

3

LITR

2603

Introduction to Literature

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./Math Elective

3

 

 

 

18

Third

DGMA

3403

Computer Animation III

3

DGMA

3203

Interactive Authoring

3

SOCI

1163

General Sociology

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./Natural Sciences Elective

3

HPED

xxx1

Physical Education

1

 

 

 

16

Fourth

DGMA

4443

Computer Animation IV

3

DGMA

4103

Interactive Design

3

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

FNAT

3513

Art History II

3

LITR

2813

Intro. to Film

3

 

XXX3

General Education/LAS Elective

3

 

 

 

18

Entry level of student into math and composition/literature sequences is a function of student's high school preparation and mathematics and English placement examinations.

Minimum of "C" is required for all core courses. A 2.75 GPA in core courses or comparable courses at another institution is required to guarantee admission into DGMA 5103, 5403 and 5603.

TYPICAL FIVE- THROUGH EIGHT-SEMESTER PROGRAM

Fifth

DGMA

5103

Production I

3

DGMA

5603

Interactive Media

3

DGMA

5403

Advanced Modeling, Texturing & Lighting

3

COMP

5703

Technical Writing II

3

SOCI

5213

Science, Technology and Society

3

 

 

 

15

Sixth

DGMA

6103

Production II

3

DGMA

6203

Motion Graphics

3

DGMA

6413

Advanced Animation

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective (Upper Level)

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./Western Civilization OR

 

 

 

Foreign Language

3

 

 

 

15

Seventh

DGMA

7203

Senior Seminar

3

DGMA

7403

Senior Studio Project I

3

DGMA

7103

Community Service Project

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective

3

 

 

 

15

Eighth

DGMA

8105

Senior Student Project II

6

DGMA

8103

Portfolio II

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./American History OR

 

LITR

 

Other World Civilization

3

 

 

 

15

Students must complete at least one course from 7 of the 10 SUNY General Education silos.

Minimum of “C” is required for all core courses.

Students are required to complete a digital portfolio assignment and an annual review to meet graduation requirements.