Course Requirements

Core Requirements

*Students who take GAM 690 to fulfill their Core Requirements must take GAM 691 as one of their Technical Artist Electives requirements.

Technical Artist Electives

Students must take at least 4 courses out of the following choices. Students may take these courses before completing their Core Requirements courses. It is recommended that students choose their Technical Artist Elective courses in one of the following areas of focus: Rigging, Animation, Modeling, or Effects. 





Other Available Technical Artist Electives

CDM Open Electives

Students must complete any 3 graduate courses from the College of Computing and Digital Media. 

ANI 423


This course is intended as an intensive overview for graduate students with NO prior 3D experience. Topics include polygonal modeling tools, texturing, principles of 3D animation, basic rigging, camera, lighting and rendering. Animation graduate students with proof of previous 3D experience should consult their advisor to substitute any Major Elective for this course. PREREQUISITE(S): None