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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

COM 228 - Animation I

Animation I introduces the student to the beginning concepts of classical animation.  The focus is the investigation of two-dimensional animation using the program of Macro-media Director MX.  Topics covered are writing for animation and history of animation, in addition to basic animation concepts such as character development, storyboarding, audio/music timing and screening.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  Art 125 Introduction to Audio Theory and Production


Credits: 3
ART 228
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Illustrate a working knowledge of quality visual storytelling.
  2. Demonstrate a competent application of the animation principles in a time-based visualization.
  3. Demonstrate a competent application of foundation drawing skills.
  4. Apply animation computer software knowledge to other digital art forms.