MART 380 Digital Animation II: Flash

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MART 379 or equivalent.

Description: This course utilizes Macromedia Flash® as a medium for the development and exploration of computer-based cinematic animations, advanced interactive projects as well as the application of basic scripting principles. The class is project-based and geared towards the creation of interactive, self-contained and optimized Flash® applications, both for a web media and CD-ROM presentations. Student projects are developed through the integration of rich media such as audio and video with ActionScript and advanced animation techniques. Further independent instruction is encouraged through a wide range of sources such as internet tutorials, books and experimentation. Transfer: CSU.