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BFA in ANIMATION (488040) Map Sheet Department of Visual Arts For students entering the degree program during the 2011–2012 curricular year. This is a limited enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see the advisement center for information regarding requirements for admission to this emphasis. Admission to the Department of Visual Arts does not guarantee admission to Brigham Young University. Application procedures for new students: After completing STAnm 150, VAAnm 131 and 160, submit an application to the major by June 8th including: 1. Letter of intent: briefly introduce yourself (no more than one paragraph), BYU education goals, entry-level career goals, and long-range career goals. 2. Final project from VAAnm 160. 3. Sketch book 4. Figure drawings (5-10). 5. Five story ideas written in five sentences or less (no more than one page total, typed). Demonstrating a breadth of ideas is better than two similar ideas. 6. A list of the top 10 books, movies, television, paintings, or illustrations read/viewed within six months prior to application. Explain why they were read/viewed and what was most valued about each (no more than one page total, typed). UNIVERSITY CORE AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (68–71 total hours) UNIVERSITY CORE REQUIREMENTS Submit application at the end of freshman year. Complete one course from the following: (48.5 hours minimum) Pass portfolio review during the sophomore year. TMA 291 Media Arts History 1 3.0 I I_____ cr.hrs grade sem TMA 292 Media Arts History 2 3.0 I I Requirements #Classes Hours Classes Complete the following premajor courses: VAIll 355 History of Amer Illustration 1 3.0 I I STAnm 150 Intro to 3D Computer Graphics 1.5 I I VAIll 356 History of Amer Illustration 2 3.0 I I Doctrinal Foundation VAAnm 131 Figure Drawing for Animators 3.0 I I VAPho 379 History of Photography 3.0 I I Book of Mormon 2 4.0 Rel A 121/H and 122/H VAAnm 160 Introduction to Animation 1.5 I I New Testament 1 2.0 Rel A 211/H or 212/H Complete 3 courses from the following: Doctrine and Covenants 1 2.0 Rel C 324/H or 325/H Obtain acceptance into the animation BFA program. STAnm 351R Lighting for 3D Graphics 3.0 I I STAnm 454 Advanced Shading 3.0 I I The Individual and Society Pass portfolio review during the sophomore year. STAnm 459R Adv Animation Technology 3.0 I I Citizenship TMA 123 Acting Fundamentals 2.0 I I American Heritage 1–2 3–6.0 from approved list Complete the following foundation courses: TMA 185 Basic Media Production 3.0 I I Global & Cultural Awareness 1 3.0 from approved list STAnm 250 Intermediate 3D Computer Grap 2.0 I I TMA 241 Screenwriting 1 3.0 I I STAnm 252 Intro to 3-Dimensional Animation 2.0 I I TMA 257 Storytelling 2.0 I I Skills STAnm 350 Character Animation in 3D 3.0 I I TMA 475R Media Arts Capstone 3.0VI I Effective Communication STAnm 354 Shader Programming 3.0 I I VAAnm 263 Writing for Animation 3.0 I I First-Year Writing 1 3.0 from approved list STAnm 450R Adv Senior Film Production 1 3.0 I I VAAnm 361R Visual Dev & Character Des 3.0 I I Adv Written & Oral Communication 1 3.0 from approved list STAnm 458 3D Visual Effects 1.5 I I VAAnm 362R 2D Character Animation 3.0 I I Quantitative Reasoning 0–1 0–3.0 from approved list TMA 102* Introduction to Film 3.0 I I VAAnm 365R Digital Painting 3.0 I I Languages of Learning (Math or 1–4 3–20.0 from approved lists VAAnm 250R Gesture Drawing for Animators 3.0 I I VAAnm 494R Special Problems in Animation 3.0VI I Language) VAAnm 260 Basic Storyboarding 3.0 I I VAAnm 497R BFA Independent Film Prod 3.0VI I VAAnm 262 2D Animation 3.0 I I VAAnm 498R Directed Studies in Animation 6.0VI I Arts, Letters, and Sciences VAAnm 265 Drawing for Animation 3.0 I I VAIll 350R Adv Life Drawing 3.0 I I Civilization 1 and 2 2 6.0 ArtHC 201*, 202* VAAnm 360R Advanced Storyboarding 3.0 I I___ VAIll 453 Illustration 4 3.0 I I Arts 1 3.0 TMA 102* VAAnm 363R 2D Animation Production 1.5 I I VAPho 170 Intro Black/White Photography 3.0 II Letters 1 3.0 from approved list VAAnm 460 Business & Ethics in Animation 2.0 I I VAStu 104 Intro to Sculpture--Non-Majors 3.0 I I Scientific Principles & Reasoning VAAnm 468R Special Effects 1.5 I I Biological Science 1–2 3–5.0 from approved list Physical Science 1–2 3–7.0 from approved list Complete one course from the following: Social Science 1 3.0 from approved list STAnm 452R Adv Senior Film Production 2 3.0 I I STAnm 497R BFA Final Project 3.0 I I Core Enrichment: Electives VAAnm 497R BFA Independent Film production 3.0VI I Religion Electives 3–4 6.0 from approved list Open Electives Variable Variable personal choice Complete the following: ArtHC 201* World Civilization to 1500 3.0 I I ArtHC 202* World Civilization Since 1500 3.0 I I TMA 294 History of Animation 3.0 I I GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum residence hours required 30.0 Minimum hours needed to graduate 120.0 *THESE CLASSES FILL BOTH UNIVERSITY CORE AND PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (9 hours overlap) BFA in ANIMATION (488040) 2011–2012 Suggested Sequence of Courses: JUNIOR YEAR THE DISCIPLINE: Faculty Advisor: 5th Semester The Department of Visual Arts serves five main Ryan Woodward FRESHMAN YEAR STAnm 350 3.0 purposes: F-563 HFAC 1st Semester STAnm 354 3.0 1) preparing competent professionals in various Brigham Young University First-Year Writing or American Heritage 3.0 Animation elective 2.0 fields of the plastic and graphic arts; Provo, UT 84602 ArtHC 201 3.0 General Education courses, 2) preparing qualified designers in problem (801) 422-1486 VAAnm 131 3.0 university requirements, solving of two- and three-dimensional Email: email@example.com STAnm 150 or VAAnm 160 1.5 and/or general electives 7.0 applications; Rel A 121 2.0 Total Hours 15.0 3) training historians who can critically appraise General Education courses, works of art; and/or general electives 2.5 6th Semester 4) preparing art educators for teaching the visual Total Hours 15.0 VAAnm 360R 3.0 arts at the elementary and secondary levels; VAAnm 363R 1.5 and 2nd Semester Animation elective 3.0 5) generally developing the aesthetics sense of First-Year Writing or American Heritage 3.0 ArtHC/TMA/VAIll/VAPho history 3.0 individuals by helping them experience art. ArtHC 202 3.0 General Education courses, VAAnm 160 or STAnm 150 1.5 university requirements, NEW STUDENT APPLICATION DEADLINES: TMA 102 3.0 and/or general electives 4.5 Rel A 122 2.0 Total Hours 15.0 Freshmen Enrollment General Education courses, and/or general electives 2.5 SENIOR YEAR Apply June 8th after completing STAnm 150, Total Hours 15.0 7th Semester VAAnm 131 and 160. VAAnm 460 2.0 Apply to the major. STAnm 450R 3.0 Transfer Students Animation elective 3.0 SOPHOMORE YEAR General Education courses, Transfer students in the Animation area should 3rd Semester university requirements, meet with a faculty advisor and participate in the STAnm 250 3.0 and/or general electives 7.0 June 8th application review. Contact the VAAnm 250R 3.0 Total Hours 15.0 department at (801) 422-8773 for more VAAnm 260 3.0 information. VAAnm 265 3.0 8th Semester General Education courses, STAnm 458 1.5 BFA with Licensure Option university requirements, VAAnm 468R 1.5 and/or general electives 3.0 BFA Final Project 3.0 The BFA is a professional degree. Students Total Hours 15.0 General Education courses, majoring in animation may certify to teach in the university requirements, public schools (K-12) concurrent with their BFA 4th Semester and/or general electives 9.0 program. Please review the art education major STAnm 252 2.0 Total Hours 15.0 requirements or contact the college advisement VAAnm 262 3.0 center. Note: This is NOT a second major. TMA 294 3.0 General Education courses, university requirements, and/or general electives 7.0 Total Hours 15.0 College of Fine Arts & Communications Advisement Center Department of Visual Arts D-444 Harris Fine Arts Center E-509 Harris Fine Arts Center Note: This degree program requires a minimum of 120 hours for graduation. Students Brigham Young University Brigham Young University are encouraged to complete an average or 15 credit hours each semester or 30 credit Provo, UT 84602 Provo, UT 84602-6414 hours each year, which could include spring and/or summer term. Taking fewer credits Telephone: (801) 422-3777 Telephone: (801) 422-8773 substantially increases the cost and the number of semesters to graduate.
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