ARTS-192: Digital Animation
Course, prefix, number, & title: ARTS-192 Digital Animation
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 4 studio hours
Co-requisites (if any): ARTS-291
Course Description in college catalog:
This course will introduce students to the processes, concepts, and techniques of digital animation. A variety of software packages and tools will be covered, with an emphasis on creating character animation with dynamic motion, acting, and timing. Projects will explore the principles of animation across a variety of digital media while developing narratives from storyboards to final execution. Critical analysis, revision, and portfolio building will be stressed.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Communicate effectively in various forms
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
Demonstrate a progressive understanding of the various elements and basic interrelated processes of creation, interpretation, and execution within their discipline
Form and defend fundamental value judgments about works of art within the area of concentration
Proficiently operate industry standard digital art and design programs
Use aesthetic judgment to make design decisions by balancing the historical, theoretical and practical concerns to create works that reveal visual literacy
Prepare images and animations for the internet
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
See individual professor’s outline
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.