Computer Animation and Interactive Media BFA Degree Program

http://fitnyc.edu/computeranimation

School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 21881     HEGIS 1099

The major in Computer Animation and Interactive Media offers students the opportunity to prepare for specialized positions in the computer animation and interactive media industries, such as character animators, game designers, technical directors, texture artists, modelers, motion graphics artists, website designers, and creative directors.

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREACG 314 - Programming Concepts2
CG 344 - History of Animation ***3
CG 346 - Principles of Animation I1.5
CG 351 - Storyboarding and Storytelling2
CG 321 - Design and Authoring for Interactive Media II2
CG 341 - 3D Modeling and Animation2
RELATED AREAIL 302 - Drawing for Animation I2
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Liberal Arts Electives*3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREACG 322 - Interface Design2
CG 342 - Advanced 3D Computer Modeling2
CG 345 - 3D Computer Animation2
CG 352 - Music and Sound Design2
CG 353 - Motion Graphics2
RELATED AREAIL 303 - Drawing for Animation II1.5
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Liberal Arts Electives*6
Semester 7
MAJOR AREACG 421 - Interactive Project Design3
CG 441 - Advanced 3D Animation3
CG 446 - Principles of Animation II1.5
CG 451 - Computer-Assisted Post-Production2
CG 452 - Music Production for Interactive and Animation Thesis Projects I2
CG 491 - Senior Project Planning1.5
RELATED AREAchoice - see Related Area Elective**1.5-3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see American History* G103
Semester 8
MAJOR AREACG 422 - Interactive Production3
CG 442 - Animation Production3
CG 453 - Music Production for Interactive and Animation Thesis Projects II1.5
CG 492 - Senior Project3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Other World Civilizations* G93
choice - see Liberal Arts Electives*3
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY18
MAJOR AREA46
RELATED AREA5-6.5
 Total Credits: 69-70.5
 

*Fall 2014 Requirements: See below.
FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History. 

Liberal Arts Electives: 12 credits
Semester 5: CHOICE of any non-HA 3-credit liberal arts course.
Semester 6: CHOICE of any non-HA 3-credit liberal arts course, and CHOICE of any 3-credit liberal arts course.
Semester 8: CHOICE of any non-HA 3-credit liberal arts course.

American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 271 or 272, or LA 221 or 392, or any other non-HA course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10).

Foreign Language:
The General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Computer Animation and Interactive Media major.

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, or 226 (any one of these meets G9).

**Related Area Elective: 1.5-3 credits
Any course in Art and Design for which student has met prerequisites.
***Meets NASAD Art/Design History Requirements.

NOTE: CG 211, 212, 213, and 221 or their equivalents must be completed prior to application to the BFA program.