Video & Motion Graphics

Bachelor of Science

Curriculum

General Studies Core (39 credits)

ART 210 Basic Design

BCS 210 Computer Science

COM 300 Communication Theory

ECO 105 Fundamentals of Economics

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

HIS 230 History of Art and Design

HUM 360 Human World Views: 3500 BCE-1650

or

HUM 361 Human World Views: 1650 AD-Present

MAT 205 Introductory Survey of Mathematics

PHI 100 Introduction to Critical Thinking

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

SCI Any Natural Science Elective

VMG 313 Aesthetics of Film

Video and Motion Graphics Core (45 credits)

COM 310 Legal Aspects of Communication

DSN 210 Digital Image Manipulation

DSN 220 Concept Development

VMG 100 Camera and Cinematography Techniques

VMG 101 Introduction to Audio

VMG 102 The Production Process

VMG 200 Advanced Camera and 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

3D and Motion Graphics (36 credits)

DSN 235 Vector Drawing

VFX 200 Introduction to Composing for Visual Effects

VFX 300 Advanced Composing Workshop

VMG 310 Advanced Motion Graphics

VMG 321 Introduction to 3D

VMG 322 3D Modeling Techniques

VMG 323 3D Texture, Rendering and Lighting Techniques

VMG 324 Character Creation and Texturing

VMG 325 Character Rigging

VMG 487 Video Motion Graphics Senior Project

VMG 490 Video Motion Graphics Internship

Free Elective

Digital Film-Making Concentration (36 credits)

Motion Graphics and 3D Concentration (36 credits)

Visual Effects Concentration (36 credits)

CAP/Co-op Program Option (6 credits)

The co-op option is an alternative to the VMG 487 - Video Motion Graphics Senior Project and VMG 490 - Video Motion Graphics Internship. Each co-op assignment is one semester long and normally the two co-op assignments span two consecutive semesters with the same employer. In order to be eligible, students must first have at least 60 credits, plus a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students must inform the Director of the CAP/Co-op program and the VMG Program Chair one semester before they would like to begin a co-op assignment.

For additional information on the CAP/Co-op program option, please see the website: www.wilmu.edu/coop/


This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.