Spring 2019

The Class search category for ACCAD courses is Adv Computing Cntr Arts& Design <number> or ACCAD <number>

 

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

Class #: 19519  (Undergrad)
Class #: 19518  (Grad)
Days and Times: Tues./Thurs.;  11:10 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A
Instructor: Kyoung Swearingen

Overview of 3D computer animation components and stages of production.

 

ACCAD 5003: 3D Computer Animation: Form, Light and Motion II - 3 cr.

Class #: 19511  (Undergrad)
Class #: 19510  (Grad)
Days and Times: Tues./Thurs;  9:35 am - 10:55 am
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A
Instructor: Stephen Conroy

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

 

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

Class #: 31237 (Undergrad)
Class #: 31236  (Grad)
Days and Times: Wed./Fri. 12:45 pm - 2:05 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A
Instructor: Matthew Lewis

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: UI/UX - 3 cr.

Class #: 17791  (Undergrad)
Class #: 17790  (Grad)
Days and Times: Mon/Wed.; 5:30 pm - 6:50 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A
Instructor: Jeremy Patterson

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 5194.01: Group Studies in Digital Animation and Interactive Media - 3 cr.

Class #: 34304  (Undergrad)
Class #: 34303  (Grad)
Days and Times: Mondays; 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A & Motion Lab
Instructor(s): Alex Oliszewski and Vita Berezina-Blackburn

In this course students will Investigate approaches to designing and creating full body, room scale, virtual reality (VR) scenarios. A survey of current VR technologies and creative (theatrical) design processes. Students of this course will be critics and makers of VR content. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required for undergraduate section.

 

ACCAD 5500: Integrated Tech Lab: 1-3 cr.

Class #: 19520  (Undergrad)  |  See ACCAD 7893 for GRAD section

Days and Times: Tues./Thurs; 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 332 and Motion Lab (Rm 350)
Instructor: Norah Zuniga-Shaw

Creative research integrating information, data, techniques, tools, perspectives, concepts, &/or theories from two or more bodies of specialized knowledge to advance fundamental understanding or solve problems with evolving understanding. Emphasis on practice as a research methodology in the arts and sciences. Prerequisite:  Instructor permission required.

 

ACCAD 6002: Computer Game Art I - 3 cr

Class #: 19501  (Grad only)
Days and Times: Tues./Thurs; 12:45 pm - 2:05 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-A
Instructor: Scott Swearingen

Introduction to concepts for design and protoyping of games for entertainment, learning and social good. Prereq: Graduate standing.  NOTE: this course is combined with Design 4104: Intermediate Game Design I (class # xxxx), for undergraduates.

 

ACCAD 7893: Interdisciplinary Research Studio - 3 cr.

Class #: 17794 (Grad only);  See (ACCAD 5500 for Undergrad Section).
Days and Times: Tues/Thurs;  12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 332 & Motion Lab
Instructor: Norah Zuniga Shaw

Creative research integrating information, data, techniques, tools, perspectives, concepts, &/or theories from two or more bodies of specialized knowledge to advance fundamental understanding or solve problems with evolving understanding. Emphasis on practice as a research methodology in the arts and sciences. Prereq: Graduate standing.

 

MUSIC 5636.02: Electronic Music Synthesis - 3 cr.

Class # 31311  (undergrad)
Class # 31310 (grad
Days and Times: Tues/Thurs, 12:40-1:35 pm
Location: Sullivant Hall, Rm 349-B (Sonic Arts Lab)
Instructor: Marc Ainger

In this course, students will learn about digital audio, with an emphasis on creative real-time performance-based audio work. We will explore various ideas of control in order to interface the (audio – enhanced) computer with the non-virtual world (and possibly interface with virtual worlds). ?We will have weekly or semi-weekly creative projects, culminating with a final project. This class uses MAX/MSP software. No prior programming skills are necessary, although they are welcome.

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