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Digital Effects and Animation Technology
The Digital Effects and Animation Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with the training necessary to become competent in creating, manipulating and animating digital images. These skills have application in the production of a variety of moving image forms.
Students will take courses covering computer hardware/software applications, computer animation, creation and manipulation of digital images and nonlinear editing. They will become proficient at using media industry standard hardware/software to generate and manipulate images, and create digital special effects.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to generate moving images and manipulate captured images for a variety of media production applications. Graduates should qualify for employment in the creation and/or editing of a variety of media forms.
The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
Associate in Applied Science
NC CIP: 10.0304
POS Approved: Fall 2012
|Course||Course Title||HOURS PER WEEK|
|Class||Lab/ Shop||Clinical/ WBL||Credit|
|DEA 111||Introduction to DEAT NEW REQUISITE||2||2||0||3|
|DES 135||Prin & Elem of Design I||2||4||0||4|
|ENG 111||Expository Writing||3||0||0||3|
|MAT 140||Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE||3||0||0||3|
|___ ___||Other Major Hours Elective||*||*||*||3|
|ART 131||Drawing I||0||6||0||3|
|DEA 112||2D Design & Animation I||2||3||0||3|
|DEA 215||3D Design & Environments||1||3||0||2|
|DEA 221||DEAT Modeling NEW REQUISITE||2||3||0||3|
|ENG 114||Prof Research & Reporting||3||0||0||3|
|ART 135||Figure Drawing I||0||6||0||3|
|DEA 212||2D Design & Animation II||2||3||0||3|
|DEA 220||DEAT Compositing||2||3||0||3|
|DES 136||Prin & Elem of Design II||2||4||0||4|
|DEA 213||3D Design & Animation I||2||3||0||3|
|DEA 230||Implementation Project I||2||6||0||4|
|___ ___||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||**||**||0||3|
|ART 171||Computer Art I||0||6||0||3|
|DEA 214||3D Design & Animation II||2||3||0||3|
|DEA 231||Implementation Project II||2||6||0||4|
|DEA 240||DEAT Portfolio Review||2||4||0||4|
Total Credit Hours: 70
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 170, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, or PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.
**Hours vary depending on course selection.