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Course Number: ARTV 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic study of technical computer models and animation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Basic Animation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Examination of animation concepts, principles, and storyboard for basic production. Emphasizes creating movement and expression utilizing traditionally or digitally generated image sequences. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1403. The student may register for either ARTV 1303 or ARTV 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Storyboard

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Techniques of storyboarding including organizing a project's content and arranging it in a visual format. Determine a project's content; choose or create graphics; and sequence the content to convey the message. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 3-D Animation I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Intermediate level 3-D course introducing animation tools and techniques used to create movement. Emphasis on using the principles of animation. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1441. The student may register for either ARTV 1341 or ARTV 1441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Digital Sound

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Digitizing sound and incorporating it into multimedia or web titles for various delivery systems. Emphasizes compression issues, sampling, synchronizing, and resource management. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 3-D Modeling and Rendering I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1302 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Techniques of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling utilizing appropriate software. Includes the creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes, use of a variety of rendering techniques, camera light sources, texture, and surface mapping. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1445. The student may register for either ARTV 1345 or ARTV 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Digital Video

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Producing and editing video and sound for multimedia or web productions. Emphasizes capture, editing, and outputting of video using a desktop digital video workstation. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1451. The student may register for either ARTV 1351 or ARTV 1451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Basic Animation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Examination of animation concepts, principles, and storyboard for basic production. Emphasizes creating movement and expression utilizing traditionally or digitally generated image sequences. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1303. The student may register for either ARTV 1303 or ARTV 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 3-D Animation I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Intermediate level 3-D course introducing animation tools and techniques used to create movement. Emphasis on using the principles of animation. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1341. The student may register for either ARTV 1341 or ARTV 1441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 3-D Modeling and Rendering I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1302 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Techniques of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling utilizing appropriate software. Includes the creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes, use of a variety of rendering techniques, camera light sources, texture, and surface mapping. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1445. The student may register for either ARTV 1345 or ARTV 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Digital Video

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Producing and editing video and sound for multimedia or web productions. Emphasizes capture, editing, and outputting of video using a desktop digital video workstation. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1351. The student may register for either ARTV 1351 or ARTV 1451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 2-D Animation I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of software to develop storyboards and two-dimensional animation including creating, importing, and sequencing media elements to create multimedia presentation. Emphasis on conceptualization, creativity, and visual aesthetics. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2401. The student may register for either ARTV 2301 or ARTV 2401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 2-D Animation II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 2301 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced study of technical aspects of animation. Emphasizes aesthetic design and completion of an animation project. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2430. The student may register for either ARTV 2330 or ARTV 2430 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Portfolio Development for Animation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: A course in the development of a professional portfolio to showcase the student''s skills in animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes, portfolio distribution, and interview techniques. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2435. The student may register for either ARTV 2335 or ARTV 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Advanced Digital Video

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1351 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced digital video techniques for post-production. Emphasizes integration of special effects and animation for film, video, and the Internet. Exploration of new and emerging compression and video streaming technologies. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 3-D Modeling and Rendering II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1345 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A studio course focused on advanced 3-D modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software, modeling techniques, camera settings, lighting, and surfacing to develop detailed environments. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2445. The student may register for either ARTV 2345 or ARTV 2445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 3-D Animation II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1341 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced level 3-D course utilizing animation tools and techniques used to develop movement. Emphasis on advanced animation techniques. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2451. The student may register for either ARTV 2351 or ARTV 2451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2355 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Character Rigging and Animation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced work in 3-D animation. Emphasis on character modeling, rigging and animation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, MVC

Course Title: 2-D Animation I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of software to develop storyboards and two-dimensional animation including creating, importing, and sequencing media elements to create multimedia presentation. Emphasis on conceptualization, creativity, and visual aesthetics. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2301. The student may register for either ARTV 2301 or ARTV 2401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, MVC

Course Title: 2-D Animation II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 2401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Technical aspects of traditional animation. Emphasizes aesthetic design and completion of an advanced animation project. Includes application of advanced skills and knowledge. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2330. The student may register for either ARTV 2330 or ARTV 2430 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Portfolio Development for Animation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: A course in the development of a professional portfolio to showcase the student's skills in animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes, portfolio distribution, and interview techniques. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2335. The student may register for either ARTV 2335 or ARTV 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 3-D Modeling and Rendering II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1445 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A studio course focused on advanced 3-D modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software, modeling techniques, camera settings, lighting, and surfacing to develop detailed environments. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2345. The student may register for either ARTV 2345 or ARTV 2445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, MVC

Course Title: 3-D Animation II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTV 1341 or ARTV 1441 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced level 3-D course utilizing animation tools and techniques used to develop movement. Emphasis on advanced animation techniques. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 2351. The student may register for either ARTV 2351 or ARTV 2451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2470 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Handheld Device Web Application Development

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: IMED 1416 (concurrent) or instructor approval.
Course Description: An exploration of mobile web development designs and solutions. Topics include web-based scenarios utilizing Android and iOS applications, problem solving using industry standards from mobile device manufactures and developing mobile solutions with industry accepted software and simulators. Students will be exposed to both Android iOS device development. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ARTV 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Android Application Programming

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITSC 1401 or ITSE 1429 or basic computer skills and programming logic.
Course Description: A study of the essential concepts, tools and techniques for developing Android applications for Touch pad devices and smart phones. Topics include basic concepts of Android development, downloading and installing the Android software development kit (SDK) and creating a simple application. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

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WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.