M.F.A. in visual effects

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Savannah
  • Graduate intensive courses*:

  • VSFX 501 Digital 3-D Effects
  • VSFX 502 Programming 3-D Models and Shaders
  • VSFX 503 Cinematography for Visual Effects
  • Select one of these four courses:

  • 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
  • VSFX 708 Modeling for Visual Effects
  • VSFX 709 Visual Effects Theory and Application
  • VSFX 715 Digital Compositing I: The Art and Science of Digital Integration
  • VSFX 721 Procedural Modeling and Animation for Production
  • Select one of these three courses:

  • VSFX 728 Particles and Procedural Effects: Stochastic and Calculated Methodologies
  • VSFX 752 3-D Color, Lighting and Rendering
  • VSFX 758 Digital Compositing II: Advanced Studies of Multi-layered Integration
  • VSFX 735 Visual Effects Studio I: Preproduction
  • VSFX 755 Procedural 3-D and Shader Programming
  • VSFX 775 Visual Effects Studio II: Production
  • VSFX 779 Graduate Internship
  • VSFX 790 Visual Effects M.F.A. Thesis
  • 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SDGM, SNDS, SOEA, THED or VSFX elective or CLC 580 Collaboration
  • 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SDGM, SNDS, SOEA, 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

* Up to three intensive courses may be assigned upon admission, creating a total course of study of 95 to 105 hours.