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Overview

Students interested in taking individual courses, either on-campus or online, may benefit from having a customized educational plan created by an Admissions Advisor. Educational plans can be designed to meet your specific goals, taking into consideration your current skill level, weekly schedule, timeline, and budget.

To learn more about designing a custom plan that’s right for you, please contact our Admissions office.

Sample Education Plan

The course recommendations featured below showcase the variety and flexibility provided by a customized educational plan.

Entertainment Design

*Sample plans are intended for reference purposes only.

  • Term 1

    Photoshop for Digital Production
    Figure/Life Drawing
    Drawing Fundamentals 1/Visual Communications 1
    Perspective/Drawing in 3D
    Color Theory & Light

  • Term 2

    Digital Painting
    Gesture Drawing
    Drawing Fundamentals 2
    Character Sculpture 1
    Storyboarding

  • Term 3

    Digital Painting 2
    Animal Drawing
    Props and Weapons Design
    Character Design
    Costumed Figure Drawing

  • Term 4

    Creature Design
    Environment Design
    Vehicle and Mech Design
    Character Sculpture 2

Lighting & Rendering

*Sample plans are intended for reference purposes only.

  • Term 1

    Introduction to 3D with Maya

  • Term 2

    Texturing & Shading 1
    Introduction to Compositing

  • Term 3

    Texturing & Shading 2
    Lighting & Rendering with Mental Ray

  • Term 4

    Lighting & Rendering with V-Ray

  • Term 5

    Look Development

Compositing

*Sample plans are intended for reference purposes only.

  • Term 1

    Introduction to 3D with Maya
    Photoshop for Digital Production
    Introduction to Compositing

  • Term 2

    Lighting & Rendering with Mental Ray
    Rotoscoping

  • Term 3

    Art of Compositing
    Lighting & Rendering with V-Ray
    HD Digital Filmmaking for Visual Effects

  • Term 4

    Advanced Compositing
    Matchmoving & Integration

Digital Matte Painting

*Sample plans are intended for reference purposes only.

  • Term 1

    Introduction to 3D with Maya
    Photoshop for Digital Production

  • Term 2

    Environment Design
    Hard Surface Modeling 1
    Texturing and Shading 1

  • Term 3

    Digital Painting
    Introduction to Compositing
    Lighting & Rendering with Mental Ray

  • Term 4

    Art of Compositing
    Lighting & Rendering with V-Ray

  • Term 5

    Advanced Digital Painting
    Advanced Compositing
    Digital Sets

  • Term 6

    Digital Matte Painting

Modeling & Texturing

*Sample plans are intended for reference purposes only.

  • Term 1

    Introduction to 3D with Maya
    Texturing & Shading 1

  • Term 2

    Hard Surface Modeling 1
    Surface Modeling
    Texturing & Shading 2

  • Term 3

    Hard Surface Modeling 2
    Digital Sculpting

  • Term 4

    Character Modeling & Sculpting
    Hard Surface Texturing & Shading

  • Term 5

    Creature Modeling & Sculpting
    Character Texturing & Shading

Previsualization

*Sample plans are intended for reference purposes only.

  • Term 1

    Introduction to 3D with Maya
    Texturing & Shading 1
    Storyboarding

  • Term 2

    Hard Surface Modeling
    Animation & Visual Effects
    Cinematography for Visual Effects

  • Term 3

    Character Animation 1
    Character Rigging Fundamentals

  • Term 4

    Previsualization & Animatics
    Character Animation 2

    Tout Character

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