The minor in 3-D animation in cinematic arts offers an introduction to basic animation principles and history, as well as creative and skill-based instruction in 3-D computer animation. Through elective choices students may focus their studies on their specific area of interest, including visual effects, motion capture, virtual reality, modeling or character animation. The program requires 16 units.
To apply to the 3-D animation in cinematic arts minor, a student must be in good academic standing, have declared a major, and previously completed with a passing grade: CTAN 451 History of Animation and CTAN 452 Introduction to 3-D Computer Animation.
Applications and information can be obtained by emailing the John C. Hench Animation and Digital Arts Division office at: firstname.lastname@example.org and online at cinema.usc.edu.