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Animation has entered all zones of art and design practice. The Expanded Animation minor provides an opportunity for students to explore animation across the disciplines. This minor will provide opportunities for exploring media art, graphic design, drawing and critical practices as they relate to the moving image, interactivity and the virtual. The focus is on innovation, experimentation, imagination, creativity and critical thinking. The Expanded Animation Minor is a collaboration of the Faculties of Art, Design and Liberal Studies.

Course Code Course Title Credit


INTM 2B11 Animation: Origins & Techniques 0.5
Choose three of the following courses: 1.5
DRPT 2B03 Drawing Workshop
DRPT 2B08 Camera Art: Combining Media
DRPT 2B39 Painting and Digital Imaging
GRPH 2A06 Interaction Design Studio *
INTM 2B02 Film Introduction
INTM 2B29 Video for Artists I
INTM 2B33 Computer Modeling & Animation
INTM 2B34 Hybrid Media Lab
SCIN 2B19 Life Study for Sculpture I
Four of the following courses: 2.0
DRPT 3C15 Digital Painting (1.0 credit course)
DRPT 4B05 Advanced Digital Imaging
GDES 3B07 Interactive Communication: Smart Screens
GDES 3B11 Graphic Narrative, Animation & Motion
GDES 3B27 Interactive Communication: Clever Devices
GDES 3B53 Interactive Communication: Beyond the Screen
GDES 4B09 Animated Illustration
INTM 3B27 Film: Frame by Frame
INTM 3B41 Compositing & Digital Animation
INTM 3B42 Concept and Script Development
INTM 3B43 Post-Production Media
INTM 3B44 3D: Screen to Space
INTM 3B47 3D Visualization Studio
INTM 3B48 Film Exploration (new code: formerly INTM 3B35)
INTM 4B23 Critical Perspectives in Animation
VISC 2B09 History of New Media Art 0.5
One of the following courses: 0.5
VISC 2B08 Film Studies: An Introduction
VISC 4B05 Future Cinema: Digital Narratives

*Should a student choose the 0.25 credit course, GRPH 2A06, as part of their Animation Minor complement, they will be obliged to take 5.25 credits to complete this minor.

**With the approval of an Associate Dean, 0.5 credit of option studio courses can be substituted with a 0.5 Self-Directed Study.
A minor consist of 3.0 credits minimum, 5.0 credits maximum.
Up to 2.0 credits of electives from a student’s Major may count towards their minor.

Please refer to further information on minors.

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