Spring 2021

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ACCAD 5001: Motion Studies Through Hand-Drawn Animation - 3 cr.

Class #: 29876  (Undergrad)
Class #: 29875  (Graduate)
Days and Times: Tues/Thurs;  1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Location: This course will be taught entirely online (Distance Learning)
Instructor: Benny Zelkowicz

Description: The principles of animation as demonstrated through various animation techniques. The work produced serves as a tool for comprehending the underlying process of any animation technique.

ACCAD 5002: 3D Computer Animation: Form, Light and Motion I - 3 cr.

Class #: 20016 (Undergrad)
Class #: 20015  (Grad)
Days and Times: Wed/Fri;  9:35 am - 11:25 am
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A  (Distance Enhanced Learning)
Instructor: Kyoung Lee Swearingen

Description: Overview of 3D computer animation components and stages of production. Prereq: ACCAD 5001 for students enrolled in the MIP (Moving Image Production) program.

ACCAD 5100: Concept Development for Time-Based Media - 3 cr.

Class #: 34609  (Undergrad)
Class #: 34608  (Grad)
Days and Times: Tues./Thurs;  9:35 am - 10:55 am
Location: This course will be offered entirely online (Distance Learning)
Instructor: Stephen Conroy

Description: Advanced topics in 3D computer animation production. Prereq: 5002 or Instructor Permission.

ACCAD 5102: Programming Concepts and Applications for Artists & Designers - 3 cr.

Class #: 27752 (Undergrad)
Class #: 27751  (Grad)
Days and Times:  Wed/Fri; 12:35 pm - 1:55 pm
Location: This course will be offered entirely online (Distance Learning)
Instructor: Matthew Lewis

Description: Fundamental programming concepts useful to artists and designers for creating algorithmic -based graphics and graphics tools . Pre-requisites: Instructor permission required for undergraduate section.

ACCAD 5141: Interactive Arts Media II: UI/UX - 3 cr.

Class #: 19999  (Undergrad)
Class #: 19998  (Grad)
Days and Times: Mon/Wed.; 5:30 pm - 6:50 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 141 (collaboratory);  (Distance Enhanced Learning)
Instructor: Jeremy Patterson

Description: In this course students will learn the processes of concept development for an interactive mobile application. Students will gain exposure to the methods involved in designing and crafting a user interface that is both usable in a utilitarian sense but also provides a cohesive, subjectively satisfying experience that in turn motivates the user to repeatedly utilize the application. 

ACCAD 5301: Devising Experiential Media Systems - 3 cr.

Undergraduate Sections:
Lecture
Class #: 34622 (Undergrad)
Lab Class #: 34625 (Undergrad)

Graduate Sections: 
Lecture
Class # 34621 (Graduate)
Lab Class #: 34623 (Graduate)

Lecture Days and Times:  Tuesdays: 2:45 pm - 4:35 pm  (Distance Enhanced)
Location:  Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A
Lab Days and Times:  Thursdays: 2:45 pm - 5:35 pm  (Distance Enhanced)
Location: Motion Lab, Sullivant Hall, Rm 350

Instructors: Alex Oliszewski and Oded Huberman

Description: This course focuses on the creation of interactive and responsive spaces through the design of experiential media systems within the context of their underlying history, methodology, technology, and theory. Using a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach, students create hybrid digital-physical experiences which investigate the application of the technology used in experiential media design. Prereq: Graduate standing for Graduate section.

ACCAD 6003: Computer Game Art II - 3 cr

Class #: 20000  (Grad only)
Days and Times: Tues./Thurs; 11:10 am - 12:50 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A  (Distance Enhanced)
Instructor: Scott Swearingen

Description: Advanced topics for design and production of both fun and serious games including networked multi-player and mobile devices. Prereq: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.
NOTE:
this course is combined with Design 4154: Intermediate Game Design II, for undergraduates.

ACCAD 7103: Designing Immersive Virtual Environments - 3 cr.

Class #: 35398 (Grad only)
Days and Times: Wed/Fri;  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A  (Distance Enhanced)
Instructor: Shadrick Addy

Description: Creative and technical concepts for the development of simulations, installations, augmented reality and responsive spaces using 3D computer graphics with gesture-based and alternative input systems combined with immersive display methods. This course will be co-taught with Computer Science and Engineering Prof. Huamin Wang, for the CSE undergraduate capstone course: CSE 5913 (class #11415 & #11432).  Arts & Science undergraduate students can enroll in ACCAD 5500 (class# 20017) with permission from Prof. Addy.

ACCAD 7893: Interdisciplinary Creative Research Studio - 3 cr.

Class # 20002 (Grad
Days and Times: Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 350 (Motion Lab)  (Hybrid Delivery)
Instructor: Norah Zuniga-Shaw

Description: Open to graduate students in any discipline, this studio course fosters creative interdisciplinary research thinking and practices that integrate computing and other technologies. Students bring to the course a project idea that is clearly formed or already in progress and a desire for interdisciplinary exchange. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MUSIC 5636.02: Electronic Music Synthesis - 3 cr.

Class # 29853  (undergrad)
Class # 29852 (grad
Days and Times: Tues/Thurs, 11:30 am -12:25 pm
Location: This course will be taught entirely only (Distance Learning)
Instructor: Marc Ainger

Description: Principles of audio engineering, relationships to other communications media. Prereq: 5636.01, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 636.

MUSIC 5636.02: Electronic Music Synthesis - 3 cr.

Class # 27803  (undergrad)
Class # 27802 (grad
Days and Times: Tues/Thurs, 12:40-1:35 pm
Location: This course will be taught entirely only (Distance Learning)
Instructor: Marc Ainger

Description: Principles of audio engineering, relationships to other communications media. Prereq: 5636.01, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 636.