Course Requirements

Core Requirements

*Students with 3D animation experience can have the ANI 423 requirement waived by their Faculty Advisor, and replace it with an Animation Elective.

**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 four (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. 

Rigging Focus Area

Animation Focus Area

Modeling Focus Area

Effects Focus Area

Other Available Technical Artist Electives

CDM Open Electives

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