Visual Effects Concentration, Film & Television (BFA)

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Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ANI 101ANIMATION FOR NON-MAJORS4
or ANI 201 ANIMATION I
ANI 105MOTION GRAPHICS FOUNDATIONS4
or GD 105 INTRO TO VISUAL DESIGN
ANI 2303D DESIGN & MODELING4
ANI 2313D ANIMATION4
ANI 260MOTION GRAPHICS4
ANI 3393D TEXTURING AND LIGHTING4
FILM 250CINEMATOGRAPHY I (FORMERLY DC 275)4
FILM 397CAPSTONE DEVELOPMENT (FORMERLY DC 397)4
FILM 398DIGITAL CINEMA CAPSTONE (FORMERLY DC 398)4
IT 202CODING FOR AUDIO AND VIDEO4
IT 211INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED PROGRAMMING4
MCS 274DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION4
POST 200EDITING II (FORMERLY DC 320)4
POST 340COLOR CORRECTION (FORMERLY DC 325)4
POST 344ADVANCED COLOR CORRECTION (FORMERLY DC 326)4
POST 384POST-PRODUCTION SEMINAR (FORMERLY DC 391)4
VFX 200INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL EFFECTS4
VFX 330VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISION4
VFX 340PREVISUALIZATION4
VFX 374COMPOSITING I4
VFX 378COMPOSITING II4
VFX 380CG COMPOSITING4
Select four (4) Open Electives16

Visual Effects Electives

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two (2) major electives of the following:8
3D ANIMATION PRODUCTION
3D MOTION GRAPHICS
3D DYNAMICS
PRODUCING FOR ANIMATION AND VFX (FORMERLY DC 363)
CINEMA PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 310)
VISUAL EFFECTS CINEMATOGRAPHY (FORMERLY DC 359)
TITLES FOR CINEMA AND ANIMATION (FORMERLY DC 362)
INTERACTIVE AUDIO AND VIDEO (FORMERLY DC 327)
ADVANCED TOPICS IN VISUAL EFFECTS
VIRTUAL CINEMA

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

See www.cdm.depaul.edu to see sample schedule of course requirements on a year-by-year basis.