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M.A. in visual effects

Available at:  
- Savannah
  • Select one of these four options:

  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 703 Modern and Contemporary Critical Theory
  • ARTH 723 Media and Modernity: Issues in Modern Art
  • ARTH 757 Media Art
  • VSFX 705 Programming Concepts for Visual Effects
  • Select two of these four options:

  • VSFX 708 Modeling for Visual Effects
  • VSFX 715 Digital Compositing I: The Art and Science of Digital Integration
  • VSFX 721 Procedural Modeling and Animation for Production
  • VSFX 752 3D Color, Lighting, and Rendering
  • VSFX 709 Visual Effects Theory and Application
  • VSFX 748 Visual Effects M.A. Studio
  • VSFX 749 Visual Effects Portfolio
  • Select one of these three options:

  • VSFX 779 Graduate Internship
  • 500-level SCADpro elective
  • 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, GAME, ITGM, IXDS, MOME, PERF, PROD, SDGM, SNDS, SOEA, THED, or VSFX elective
  • 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, GAME, ITGM, IXDS, MOME, PERF, PROD, SDGM, SNDS, SOEA, THED, or VSFX elective

Total course of study: 45 hours*

* At the time of admission, up to five additional graduate-level intensive courses may be assigned, bringing the student's required course of study to a total of 50 to 70 hours.