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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Animation, AS S1006

Program: S1006
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of Coursework
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANIM 100 Digital Paint and Ink 3.0
ANIM 101A Drawing-Gesture & Figure 3.0
ANIM 108 Principles of Animation 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
Total:   13.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ARTD 15A Drawing: Beginning 3.0
ANIM 104 (or) Drawing Fundamentals
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANIM 110 Animal Drawing 3.0
ANIM 115 Storyboarding 3.0
ANIM 116 Character Development 1.5
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
Total:   13.5
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANIM 130 Intro to 3D Modeling 3.0
ANIM 140 Intro to 3D Animation 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
ANIM 172 Motion Graphics 3.0
ANIM 131 (or) Intro to Game Design
Total:   14.0
Take ANIM 131 for Gaming Track Take ANIM 172 for Animation Track
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
Total:   3.5
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANIM 148 Demo Reel 3.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Fundamentals of Comm
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
ANIM 175 Digital Animation 6.0
ANIM 146 (and) Intermediate 3D Animation
ANIM 141 Game Level Design 0.0
ANIM 122 (and) Intro to VR
Total:   13.0
Take ANIM 141 & ANIM 122 for Gaming Track Take ANIM 175 & ANIM 146 for Animation Track
Summer Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANIM 148 Demo Reel 3.0
ANIM 132 Intermediate 3D Modeling 3.0
ANIM 151 Team Game Development 6.0
ANIM 210 (or) Building Worlds in VR
CSCI 110 (or) Fund of Computer Science
CISP 61 Game Programming 0.0
CISP 61L (and) Game Programming Lab
Total:   12.0
ANIM 132 for Animation or 122 for Gaming Track ANIM 151,210,CSCI,CISP for Gaming Track only Take ANIM 137A to gain work experience
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

78
Total number of Units
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