Students will create a demo reel demonstrating the individual student’s skills at animation. Focus in this course will be on presentation of student work and other knowledge the student will need in order to get a job within the animation industry.
Students learn to apply professional speaking techniques to deliver impromptu, extemporaneous, and rehearsed speeches. Attention is focused on speaking skills, listening skills, preparation and organization skills, and the importance of non-verbal communication.
The issue of ethical relativism and other problems associated with multiple ethical systems will be examined from theoretical as well as case-based perspectives. Emphasis will be placed on business ethics, both domestically and internationally, including issues impacting individuals and corporations.
Course emphasizes skills and procedures in intermediate algebra and geometry. Topics for algebra include: procedures in algebraic operations, linear equations and quantitative applications. Geometry skills include 2-d and 3-d geometric figures, construction and analysis of such figures, and deductive processes. Further techniques in finite math, metric and English measurement systems, statistics and probability will be covered.
Course completes a survey of non-technical mathematical concepts with an emphasis on real-world applications. Students will become proficient in problem solving methods, logical deduction, arithmetic operations in the real and rational number systems, sequences, measurement, and graphical representation of data. Students will also be exposed to basic techniques in algebra and geometry.
Survey of world art history from prehistoric to the present. An investigation of major artistic movements with references to historic, political, social, economic, ideological, and philosophical contexts. Upon completion of this course students will be able to identify the major movements, works, and artists from art history.
Students will learn effective essay writing skills with a focus on structure and development, including organization and coherence. A brief review of sentence mechanics, grammar and punctuation is included.