Video & Motion Graphics

Bachelor of Science

B.S. in Video and Motion Graphics (VMG) with a Concentration in Visual Effects

Wilmington University's VMG Visual Effects concentration will allow students to explore introductory and advanced visual effects design aesthetic, motion tracking, 3D composition, and live action integration.

Course Requirements

General Studies Core (39 credits)

ART 210 Basic Design

BCS 210 Computer Science

COM 300 Available Online Communication Theory

ECO 105 Available Online  Fundamentals of Economics

ENG 121 Available Online  English Composition I

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II

HIS 230 Available Online  History of Art and Design

HUM 360 Available Online  Human World Views: 3500 BCE–1650 AD
or HUM 361 Available Online  Human World Views: 1650 AD–Present

MAT 205 Available Online  Introductory Survey of Mathematics

PSY 101 Available Online  Introduction to Psychology

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking

SCI Any Natural Science Elective

VMG 313 Available Online Aesthetics of Film

Video and Motion Graphics Core (45 credits)

COM 310 Available Online Legal Aspects of Communication

DSN 210 Available Online Digital Image Manipulation

DSN 220 Concept Development

VMG 100 Camera & Cinematography Techniques

VMG 101 Introduction to Audio

VMG 102 The Production Process

VMG 200 Advanced Camera & Cinematography Techniques

VMG 201 Fundamentals of Motion Graphics

VMG 202 Advanced Audio Recording Techniques

VMG 222 Story Design Methods

VMG 301 Lighting for Production 1

VMG 302 Lighting for Production 2

VMG 400 On Location Production Techniques

VMG 402 Studio Production Techniques

VMG 422 Non-Linear Editing

Visual Effects (VFX)Track (36 credits)

VFX 110 Digital Filmmaking for Visual Effects

VFX 200 Introduction to Compositing for Visual Effects

VFX 300 Advanced Compositing Workshop

VFX 310 Digital Matte Painting and Set Extensions

VFX 400 Match-moving and Roto-scoping

VFX 420 Visual Effects Workshop

VMG 321 Introduction to 3D

VMG 322 3D Modeling Techniques

VMG 323 3D Texture, Rendering and Lighting Techniques

VMG 490 Internship

Free Electives (6 credits)

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2016-2017 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2016 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.