M.F.A. in visual effects

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Savannah
  • VSFX 501 Digital 3-D Effects *
  • VSFX 502 Programming 3-D Models and Shaders *
  • VSFX 503 Cinematography for Visual Effects *
  • VSFX 705 Programming Concepts for Visual Effects
  • VSFX 708 Modeling for Visual Effects
  • VSFX 709 Visual Effects Theory and Application
  • VSFX 715 Digital Compositing I
  • VSFX 721 Procedural Modeling and Animation for Production
  • VSFX 735 Visual Effects Studio I: Preproduction
  • VSFX 755 Procedural 3-D and Shader Programming
  • VSFX 775 Visual Effects Studio II: Production
  • VSFX 779F Graduate Field Internship †
  • VSFX 779T Graduate Teaching Internship †
  • VSFX 790 Visual Effects M.F.A. Thesis
  • — Directed elective‡
  • — Directed art history elective§
  • — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective, or CLC 580
  • — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective
  • — 500- to 700-level elective
  • — 500- to 700-level elective
  • — 500- to 700-level elective
  • — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours*

* Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
† Choose one of these two courses.
‡ Choose one of the following: VSFX 728 Particles and Procedural Effects; VSFX 752 3-D Color, Lighting and Rendering; or VSFX 758 Digital Compositing II.
§ Choose one of the following: ARTH 701 Contemporary Art, ARTH 703 Modern and Contemporary Critical Theory, ARTH 723 Media and Modernity: Issues in Modern Art, or ARTH 757 Media Art.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.