HEGIS Code - 5012, CIP Code - 50.0102

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: DMAA-AS

     Advanced digital applications allow opportunities in the animation, special effects, interactive media and game design industry. The Digital Media and Animation curriculum builds upon traditional studio skills developed in foundation drawing and design courses and branches into digital-based production, such as 3D modeling, 2D and 3D special effects, 2D and 3D animation, digital video, and interactive media. This curriculum prepares students for transfer into baccalaureate digital art degree programs and for entry-level digital art positions.

FIRST SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
ART130: 2D Design 3
ART133: Drawing I 3
DMA101: Introduction to Digital Media 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
GRD105: Digital Design College Seminar 1
  SOC101: Introduction to Sociology 3

SECOND SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
ART112: Art History II 3
ART120: Color Theory 3
ART210: 3D Design 3
DMA102: 3D Animation I 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Physical Education 1

THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
  COM101: Introduction to Human Communications
or COM105: Public Speaking
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
DMA201: 3D Animation II 3
DMA203: Interactive Media I 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4

FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
ART113: Modern Art 3
DMA202: 3D Animation III 3
DMA204: Interactive Media II 3
* History Elective 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3
  Physical Education 1


* History electives include the following: HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS106, HIS107, HIS110, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, HIS201, HIS205, or HIS225.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTES: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.