Computer Science

Advanced Animation Technology

BYU Course Code: 
CSANM 459R
Course Description: 

Meeting a variety of complex visual production demands by combining technical ingenuity with artistic creativity. Crafting directable tools with artistic flexibility and using them to create visuals for the production's story.

Professor: 
Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
None.
CID Category: 
Design

Designing the User Experience

BYU Course Code: 
C S 256
Course Description: 

Studio-critique style course on user experience design. Contextual inquiry to identify user needs. Iterative solution design using sketching and storyboards. Human perception and visual design principles. Rapid prototyping and evaluation of proposed solutions.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
C S 142.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Intro to User Interface Softwr

BYU Course Code: 
C S 456
Course Description: 

Introduction to software architectures and techniques for graphical user interfaces. Input devices, windowing systems, event-driven programming, interactive geometry.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
C S 256 & C S 355; or C S 301R & C S 355.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Innovation

Interm 3D Computer Graphics

BYU Course Code: 
CSANM 250
Course Description: 

Fundaments of building three-dimensional computer models and setting up model rigs for mobility.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
None.
CID Category: 
Design

Lighting for 3D Graphics

BYU Course Code: 
CSANM 351R
Course Description: 

Developing lighting and color, and the compiling of the various elements for final images for use in three-dimensional applications.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
None.
CID Category: 
Design

Senior Film Production 2

BYU Course Code: 
CSANM 452R
Course Description: 

Portfolio development based on advanced animation/design projects. Senior film production and post production.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
None.
CID Category: 
Design

BFA Final Project

BYU Course Code: 
CSANM 497R
Course Description: 

Advanced individual project with minimum guidance, showing high degree of competence within chosen major.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
BFA advisor's consent.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Advanced Computer Graphics

BYU Course Code: 
C S 655
Course Description: 

Advanced computer graphics systems programming and architecture, including ray tracing, radiosity, animation, and physically based modeling.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
CS 455 or instructor's consent.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Distributed System Design

BYU Course Code: 
C S 462
Course Description: 

Designing and implementing client-server enterprise applications. Web servers, application servers, database connectivity, remote procedure calls, transactions, messaging, directory, naming services, threads, security, data formats.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
C S 340 & C S 360.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Intro 3D Animation

BYU Course Code: 
CSANM 252
Course Description: 

Foundational principles and techniques of three-dimensional animation, including timing and pacing, character setup, and dynamics.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
CSANM 250.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity

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