Video & Motion Graphics

Bachelor of Science

Suggested Program Sequence:

3D Motion Graphics Concentration
Digital Film-Making Concentration
Visual Effects Concentration

3D Motion Graphics Concentration

Freshman

Semester 1 Semester 2
ART 210 Basic Design
Prereq: None

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II
Prereq: ENG 121

BCS 210 Computer Science
Prereq: None

HIS 230 Available Online History of Art and Design
Prereq: None

DSN 210 Available Online Digital Image Manipulation
Prereq: BCS 210

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics
Prereq: Pass math skills assessment or MAT 110 with a minimum grade of "C".

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I
Prereq: Successful completion of ENG 110 (with a grade of a "C") or placement through Accuplacer. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 121 is a "C".

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking
Prereq: None

VMG 101 Introduction to Audio
Prereq: None

VMG 102 The Production Process
Prereq: None

Sophomore

Semester 1 Semester 2
PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology
Prereq: None

DSN 220 Concept Development
Prereq: DSN 210

VMG 100 Camera and Cinematography
Prereq: None

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics
Prereq: None

VMG 201 Fundamentals of Motion Graphics
Prereq: BCS 210 and DSN 210

VMG 200 Advanced Camera and Cinematography
Prereq: VMG 100

VMG 202 Advanced Audio Recording Techniques
Prereq: VMG 101 or TEC 101

VMG 222 Story Design Methods
Prereq: ENG 121

VMG 301 Lighting for Production I
Prereq: None

VMG 321 Introduction to 3D
Prereq: VMG201 (or DSN 201) and DSN 210

Junior

Semester 1 Semester 2
COM 300 Available Online Communication Theory
Prereq: COM 245 or ENG 102.

COM 310 Available Online Legal Aspects of Communication
Prereq: None

DSN 230 VMG 302 Lighting for Production II
Prereq: VMG 301

VMG 313 Available Online Aesthetics of Film
Prereq: None

VMG 310 Advanced Motion Graphics
Prereq: DSN 201 or VMG 201

VMG 400 On Location Production Techniques
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301

VMG 322 3D Modeling Techniques
Prereq: VMG201 (or DSN 201), VMG321 (or DSN301) and DSN 210

VMG 422 Non-Linear Editing – Apple MAC Computer
Prereq: VMG 102 (or TEC102), or GMD105

VMG 402 Studio Production Techniques
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301

Senior

Semester 1 Semester 2
VFX 200 Introduction to Compositing for Visual Effects
Prereq: (VMG201 or DSN201) and (VMG321 or DSN301)

HUM 360 Available Online Human World Views: 3500 BCE–1650 AD
Prereq: ENG 122 or COM 245

or HUM 361 Available Online Human World Views: 1650 AD–Present
Prereq: ENG 122 or COM 245

VMG 323 3D Texture, Rendering and Lighting Techniques
Prereq: VMG201 (or DSN 201), VMG321 (or DSN301) and DSN 210

VFX 300 Advanced Compositing Workshop
Prereq: VFX 110 and VFX 200

VMG 324 Character Creation and Texturing
Prereq: Either VMG321 or DSN 301 and either VMG 322 or DSN 302

VMG 325 Character Rigging
Prereq: VMG321 or DSN 301

VMG 490 Video Motion Graphics Internship
Prereq: Permission required

VMG 487 Video Motion Graphics Senior Project
Prereq: Permission required

SCI Elective Free Elective

Digital Film-Making Concentration

Freshman

Semester 1 Semester 2
ART 210 Basic Design
Prereq: None

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II
Prereq: ENG 121

BCS 210 Computer Science
Prereq: None

HIS 230 Available Online History of Art and Design
Prereq: None

 
DSN 210 Available Online Digital Image Manipulation
Prereq: BCS 210

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics
Prereq: Pass math skills assessment or MAT 110 with a minimum grade of "C".

 
ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I
Prereq: Successful completion of ENG 110 (with a grade of a "C") or placement through Accuplacer. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 121 is a "C".

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking
Prereq: None

VMG 101 Introduction to Audio
Prereq: None

VMG 102 The Production Process
Prereq: None

Sophomore

Semester 1 Semester 2
PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology
Prereq: None

DSN 220 Concept Development
Prereq: DSN 210

VMG 100 Camera and Cinematography
Prereq: None

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics
Prereq: None

VMG 201 Fundamentals of Motion Graphics
Prereq: BCS 210 and DSN 210

VMG 200 Advanced Camera and Cinematography
Prereq: VMG 100

VMG 202 Advanced Audio Recording Techniques
Prereq: VMG 101 or TEC 101

VMG 222 Story Design Methods
Prereq: ENG 121

VMG 301 Lighting for Production I
Prereq: None

VMG 350 Journalism in Practice
Prereq: ENG 121 and VMG 102

Junior

Semester 1 Semester 2
COM 300 Available Online Communication Theory
Prereq: COM 245 or ENG 102.

COM 310 Available Online Legal Aspects of Communication
Prereq: None

DFM 200 Introduction to Digital Film-Making
Prereq: TEC 102 or VMG 102

DFM 300 Directing Digital Films
Prereq: DFM 200

VMG 313 Available Online Aesthetics of Film
Prereq: None

VMG 302 Lighting for Production II
Prereq: VMG 301

VMG 400 On Location Production Techniques
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301

VMG 402 Studio Production Techniques
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301

DFM 422 VMG 423 Advanced Non-Linear Editing
Prereq: COM 422 or VMG 422

Senior

Semester 1 Semester 2
DFM 350 Digital Film-Making II
Prereq: DFM 200 and DFM 300

DFM 400 Directing Digital Films II
Prereq: DFM 200, DFM 300, and DFM 350

VMG 401 Producing the Documentary
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301. Photography majors only: TEC 405 or TEC 406.

HUM 360 Available Online Human World Views: 3500 BCE–1650 AD
Prereq: ENG 122 or COM 245

or HUM 361 Available Online Human World Views: 1650 AD–Present
Prereq: ENG 122 or COM 245

VMG 490 Video Motion Graphics Internship
Prereq: Permission required

VMG 487 Video Motion Graphics Senior Project
Prereq: Permission required

Free Elective Free Elective
SCI Elective Free Elective

 

Visual Effects (VFX) Concentration

Freshman

Semester 1 Semester 2
ART 210 Basic Design
Prereq: None

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II
Prereq: ENG 121

BCS 210 Computer Science
Prereq: None

HIS 230 Available Online History of Art and Design
Prereq: None

 
DSN 210 Available Online Digital Image Manipulation
Prereq: BCS 210

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics
Prereq: Pass math skills assessment or MAT 110 with a minimum grade of "C".

 
ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I
Prereq: Successful completion of ENG 110 (with a grade of a "C") or placement through Accuplacer. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 121 is a "C".

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking
Prereq: None

VMG 101 Introduction to Audio
Prereq: None

VMG 102 The Production Process
Prereq: None

Sophomore

Semester 1 Semester 2
PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology
Prereq: None

DSN 220 Concept Development
Prereq: DSN 210

VMG 100 Camera and Cinematography
Prereq: None

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics
Prereq: None

VMG 201 Fundamentals of Motion Graphics
Prereq: BCS 210 and DSN 210

VMG 200 Advanced Camera and Cinematography
Prereq: VMG 100

VMG 202 Advanced Audio Recording Techniques
Prereq: VMG 101 or TEC 101

VMG 222 Story Design Methods
Prereq: ENG 121

VMG 301 Lighting for Production I
Prereq: None

VMG 321 Introduction to 3D
Prereq: VMG201 (or DSN 201) and DSN 210

Junior

Semester 1 Semester 2
COM 300 Available Online Communication Theory
Prereq: COM 245 or ENG 102.

COM 310 Available Online Legal Aspects of Communication
Prereq: None

VFX 110 Digital Filmmaking for Visual Effects
Prereq: None

VFX 200 Introduction to Compositing for Visual Effects
Prereq: (VMG201 or DSN201) and (VMG321 or DSN301)

VMG 400 On Location Production Techniques
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301

VMG 302 Lighting for Production II
Prereq: VMG 301

VMG 422 Non-Linear Editing – Apple MAC Computer
Prereq: VMG 102 (or TEC102), or GMD105

VMG 322 3D Modeling Techniques
Prereq: VMG201 (or DSN 201), VMG321 (or DSN301) and DSN 210

SCI Elective VMG 402 Studio Production Techniques
Prereq: VMG 100, VMG 102, and VMG 301

Senior

Semester 1 Semester 2
VFX 300 Advanced Compositing Workshop
Prereq: VFX 110 and VFX 200

HUM 360 Available Online Human World Views: 3500 BCE–1650 AD
Prereq: ENG 122 or COM 245

or HUM 361 Available Online Human World Views: 1650 AD–Present
Prereq: ENG 122 or COM 245

VFX 400 Match-moving and Roto-scoping
Prereq: VFX 110 and VFX 200

VFX 310 Digital Matte Painting and Set Extensions
Prereq: DSN 201/VMG 201, DSN 301/VMG 321, and VFX 110

VMG 313 Available Online Aesthetics of Film
Prereq: None

VFX 420 Visual Effects Workshop / Final Projects
Prereq: VFX 110, 200, 300, 310, and 400 must be completed prior to registering for this course.

VMG 490 Video Motion Graphics Internship
Prereq: Permission required

VMG 323 3D Texture, Rendering and Lighting Techniques
Prereq: VMG201 (or DSN 201), VMG321 (or DSN301) and DSN 210

Free Elective Free Elective

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.