The program starts with overview of the multimedia field with introductory courses in web design (HTML/CSS), animation (Maya®) and digital video editing (FinalCut Pro®) offering you a full understanding of a platform in digital media field. The Visual Effects and Compositing program focuses on creating and integrating digital content applicable to post production editing, lighting / filming techniques, dynamic effects and compositing digital elements with live action, motion tracking, advanced rendering and lighting, and 3D/2D compositing.
Upon completion of the program you will be well equipped to solve complex compositing and digital effects problems and be prepared to create professional artistic products, incorporating a wide range of tasks in post-production, compositing and digital effects areas.
You must complete all course requirements for the Associate of Applied Science Degree: Graphic Design as well as Introduction to Multimedia courses of Term Four. In the second academic year, you will specifically concentrate on disciplines of Visual Effects and Compositing. As is the case with the Associate Degree programs, you are required to take 4 credits in each of four disciplines: Art, Mathematics / Science, Social Sciences / Humanities, and English / Language. You may select from the below offerings. In no case, may the same credit be used for the Associate and the Bachelor of Science Degree. In addition, you will be enrolled in IPP200, Independent Portfolio Project (digital).
When you graduate from the program will enter the industry as post-production artists, performance capture editors, compositors, motion graphic designers, visual effects artists, and video editors.