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Course Description

Computer Graphics Technology - CGT 213

Advanced 2D Animation (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth exposure to 2D animation. Students will learn and extend their skills in a variety of 2D animation and visual communication techniques. Students will learn to manage a large scale 2D animation project by creating a project for computer-based training, marketing or entertainment. Students should have a working knowledge of keyframe/tweening techniques before beginning this course.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • A grade of 2.0 or higher in CGT 141 or equivalent experience with 2D animation software.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply good project management skills.
  • Create storyboards, flowcharts, prototypes, rough cuts and pencil tests for use in the creation of 2D animation projects.
  • Modify content as necessary to allocate memory effectively.
  • Employ a professional production process in the creation of complex animation projects.
  • Apply good design and typographic skills to screen-based projects.
  • Create appropriate raster and vector graphics for use in screen-based projects.
  • Apply a variety of 2D animation and “camera” techniques to create effective stories or visual messages.
  • Import graphics and sound with attention to file size and format to ensure adequate playback speed.
  • Create animation for Web computer-based projects.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; COMPUTER GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 213119352Adv 2D Animation 3Voyles T$42.0017/22/0OpenR  07:00 PM-09:52 PM AS210