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Computer Animation and Interactive Media - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Program - Fall 2012 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2012 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA CG 314 Programming Concepts 2
CG 321 Design for Interactive Media II 2
CG 341 3D Modeling and Animation 2
CG 344 History of Animation 3
CG 346 Principles of Animation I 1.5
CG 351 Storyboarding & Storytelling 2
RELATED AREA IL 302 Drawing for Animation I 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Liberal Arts Electives* 3

Semester 6
MAJOR AREA CG 322 Interface Design 2
CG 342 Advanced 3D Computer Modeling 2
CG 345 3D Computer Animation 2
CG 352 Music and Sound Design 2
CG 353 Motion Graphics 2
RELATED AREA IL 303 Drawing for Animation II 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Liberal Arts Electives* 6

Semester 7
MAJOR AREA CG 421 Interactive Project Design 3
CG 441 Advanced 3D Animation 3
CG 446 Principles of Animation II 1.5
CG 451 Computer-Assisted Post-Prod. 2
CG 452 Music Production/Thesis I 2
CG 491 Senior Project Planning 1.5
RELATED AREA choice see Related Area elective** 1.5-3
LIBERAL ARTS choice see American History* G10 3

Semester 8
MAJOR AREA CG 422 Interactive Production 3
CG 442 Animation Production 3
CG 453 Music Production/Thesis II 1.5
CG 492 Senior Project 3
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Other World Civ.* G9 3
choice see Liberal Arts Electives* 3

TOTAL Minimum Required

MAJOR AREA: 46 credits
RELATED AREA: 5-6.5 credits
LIBERAL ARTS: 18 credits
TOTAL Minimum Required: 69 credits


A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (www.fitnyc.edu/gened).

G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.


Liberal Arts Electives: 12 credits
Semester 5: CHOICE of any non-HA 3-credit liberal arts course
Semester 6: CHOICE of any non-HA 3-credit liberal arts course, and
CHOICE of any 3-credit liberal arts course
Semester 8: CHOICE of any non-HA 3-credit liberal arts course

American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 271, 272, LA 221, 392 or any other non-HA course which meets Gen. Ed. American History requirement (G10).

Foreign Language:
The Gen. Ed. Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Computer Animation and Interactive Media major.

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, or 226 (any one of these meets G9)

** RELATED AREA ELECTIVE: 1.5-3 credits

Any course in Art and Design for which student has met prerequisites.


CG 211, 212, 213, and 221 or their equivalents must be completed prior to application to the BFA program.

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