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Animation Minor

Animation Minor

The minor in Animation delves into the practice, history, and theory of the tension between stillness and movement and the technologies of animation, both with and without the camera; analog and digital. Classes include still photography, film, 2D and 3D animation. 

A total of 19 credit hours are required for the minor. The student must complete CP 300 A-D, Media Arts Foundations (with a grade of B or better, CP 360 A-D Media Studies Foundations; CP 301-3 Basic Drawing from Pencils to Pixels; CP 464-3 History and Theory of Animation; and six credit hours of 300- or 400-level designated elective courses selected from: CP 454,  CP 473 and topics such as Experimental Animation, Flash Animation, and Stop-Motion Narrative Animation, offered under CP 470A, CP 470B, CP 472 or approved related courses.  All courses for the Minor in Animation must be completed with a grade of C or higher, with the exception of CP 300 A-D, which must be completed with a grade of B or better.