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Animation + Humanistic Studies Curriculum (2013-14)

Total Credits for the BFA in Animation + Humanistic Studies: 132
The below degree plan is for the 2013-2014 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 30

Humanistic Studies Major Degree Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Sophomore Humanistic Studies Seminar HMST 220 3
Major Topic Seminars * 15
Senior Thesis I HMST 480 3
Senior Thesis II HMST 490 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Humanistic Studies Electives ** 12
Art History Elective 9
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
48

Requirements for the Major in Animation

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Core Electives 12
Studio Electives 3
Introduction to 2D Animation AN 202 3
Introduction to 3D Computer Animation AN 203 3
Digital Tools for Animation AN 255 3
Sophomore Seminar AN 280 3
One of the following
Animation II: 2D AN 302
Computer Animation II: 3D AN 303 3
Stop-Motion Animation AN 225 3
Animation Pre-Production AN 345 3
2D or 3D Character Animation AN 363/364 3
Junior Seminar AN 380 3
Senior level
Animation Post-Production AN 450 3
Senior Thesis I AN 498 3
Senior Thesis II AN 499 6
Total Credits for the Animation Requirement 54

* Menu of approved seminar courses is currently under development, and is subject to change each academic year.

** Includes courses with the CWRT, FLMM, HIST, HMST, IHST, LIT, NSCI, PERF, PHIL, RELG and SSCI prefixes.