BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Computer Animation Studies

The following is a sample schedule this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education (MED 120 recommended)
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MED 365 Digital Film and Media Production 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Public Issues - General Education (ITC 200 recommended)
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 210 Digital Arts I 3
ART 230 Computer Animation I 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education (PSY 121 recommended)
Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 330 Computer Animation II 3
Electronic arts elective 3
Life Sciences (no lab) or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Electronic arts history/theory course 3
Portfolio application review - electronic arts requirement 0
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 331 Computer Animation III 3
MUS 216 Introduction to Audio Techniques 3
Electronic arts history/theory course 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 300 Fundamentals of Collaboration in Electronic Arts 3
ART 430 Computer Animation IV 3
MED 361 Introduction to Sound Recording for Digital Film and TV 3
Electronic arts elective 3
Electronic arts history/theory course 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 498 Senior Project in Electronic Arts 3
ART 431 Professional Practices in Computer Animation 3
Electronic arts elective 3
Electronic arts history/theory course 3
General elective (300 level or above) 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MED 498 Senior Project in Electronic Arts 3
ART 432 Computer Animation V 3
General elective (300 level or above) 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours15
Degree plan last reviewed 10-20-2020.