Course Catalog - Animation Design & Multimedia Arts

Communications Arts High School

Animation - Design and Multimedia Arts

Business & Industry Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Arts, AV Technology, and Communication (9-10) #8175

Students will apply professional communications strategies. They will understand and examine problem-solving methods. Students will use technology applications when completing Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications projects and processes.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Digital Media Dual (9-10) #8521

Digital Media M (9-10) #8522

Through the study of digital and interactive media and its application in information technology, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve problems.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Animation I M (10-12) #8171

Careers in animation span all aspects of motion graphics. In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the history and techniques of the animation industry.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

3-D Modeling and Animation I M (10-12) #8178

3-D Modeling and Animation consists of computer images created in a virtual three-dimensional (3-D) environment. 3- D Modeling and Animation has applications in many careers, including criminal justice, crime scene, and legal applications; construction and architecture; engineering and design; and the movie and game industries. Students in this course will produce various 3-D models of real-world objects. The six strands include creativity and innovation; communication and collaboration; research and information fluency; critical thinking; problem solving, and decision making; digital citizenship; and technology operations and concepts.

 

Animation II (12) #8172

In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to create two- and three-dimensional animations.

Animation II Lab (11-12)

Corequisite: Animation II. This course must be taken concurrently with Animation II and may not be taken as a stand-alone course. In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to create two and three-dimensional animations. The instruction also assists students seeking careers in the animation industry.

PR: Animation I

SEM: 2 CR: 2