Animation

This represents a suggested 4-year progression through the Animation major. The plan is based on degree requirements effective Fall 2015. Students who started prior to Fall 2015 may have different overall degree requirements. It is acceptable to take courses in different semesters if they are offered, dependent on individual circumstances and goals, as long as course prerequisites are met. Consult with your advisor each semester to ensure you take required courses in the correct sequences.

  • Successful completion of 124 semester hours with 40 hours at the Junior/Senior level are required to graduate from the University.
  • "General Education Requirements" are specified by the University. "Electives" may be IM courses, CFA courses, minor requirements, or any courses bearing credits toward the overall graduation requirements.
  • A "C" or better is required in each required major course listed below.
  • Students must have a 2.50 GPA (cumulative) for all courses required for the major to graduate with an Animation degree.

Scott Cavanah is the advisor and coordinator for the Animation major. His office is GCC 133A and he can be reached at spcavanah@bradley.edu. The Department Chair of Interactive Media is Ethan Ham. His office is GCC 200 and he can be contacted at eham@bradley.edu.

First Semester-14 hours

  • IM 110 Introduction to Interactive Media Design (3)
  • IM 120 Concepting and Storytelling for IM (3)
  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Freshman Orientation (1)

Third Semester-16 hours

  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • IM 240 Two-Dimensional Animation I (3)
  • IM 243 History of Animation (3)
  • ART 102 Drawing II (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)

Fifth Semester-16 hours

  • IM 313 Intermediate Interactive Media Authoring (4)
  • IM 350 Intellectual Property Law and New Media (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)

Seventh Semester-16 hours

  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • IM 471 Digital Animation II (3)
  • IM 458 Sound Design (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Second Semester-16 hours

  • IM 115 Intro Interactive Media Development (3)
  • IM 150 Fundamentals of Interactive Design (3)
  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • ART 101 Drawing I (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)

Fourth Semester-16 hours

  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • IM 241 Two-Dimensional Animation II (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Sixth Semester-16 hours

  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • IM 457 Digital Animation I (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Eighth Semester-14 hours

  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • IM 413 Advanced Multimedia Authoring (4)
  • General Education Requirement (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)