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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Animation

Break into the industry via the program that produces Academy Award winning animators.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
ANIM 10102 Introduction to Life Drawing 3
ANIM 17198 Story Development 1 3
ANIM 14579 Principles of Layout 1 2
PNTG 13431 Introduction to Painting 2
ANIM 14178 Animation Principles 1 3
ANIM 10587 Character Design 1 2
ANIM 10003 Introduction to Digital Tools 1 2
ENGL 17889GD Composition and Rhetoric 3
Total:   20
     
Semester 2    
ANIM 13672 Introduction to Dynamic Anatomy 3
ANIM 10172 Story Development 2 3
ANIM 12158 Principles of Layout 2 2
ANIM 15142 Animation History 3
ANIM 10330 Animation Principles 2 3
ANIM 11179 Character Design 2 2
ANIM 10004 Introduction to Digital Tools 2 2
PNTG 29014 Digital Painting 2
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   23
     
Semester 3    
ANIM 28263 Intermediate Figure Analysis 3
ANIM 20146 Storyboarding: Critical Structures 3
ANIM 24857 Layout and Background 1 3
ANIM 21322 Action Analysis: Animation and Design 3
ANIM 25436 3D Animation 3
ANIM 16367   2D Applications 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   21
     
Semester 4    
ANIM 22350   Exploration of Figure Analysis 3
ANIM 21888 Sequential Narrative          3
ANIM 23199 Layout and Background 2 3
ANIM 20065 Digital Methodologies: Dialogue, Music and Sound Effects 3
ANIM 23431 Animation: Dialogue 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Choose TWO of the following three courses:
ANIM 26048 Short Film Workflow 2
ANIM 25288 3D Modeling 2
ANIM 27900 Advanced 2D Applications 2
Total:   22
     
COWT 10023 Co-op Forum (Degree Programs)  
     
Semester 5    
ANIM 37370 Continuity, Design and Figurative Performance 3
ANIM 30102 Storyboarding: Advanced Story Structure 3
ANIM 34579 Layout: Pre Production 3
ANIM 17721 Stop Motion 3
ANIM 30066 Animation Performance & Process 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Choose TWO of the following four courses:  
ANIM 14310 Emerging Arts 3
ANIM 26529 2D Digital Character Animation 3
ANIM 34178 3D Character Animation 3
ANIM 30689 3D Rigging and Set Up 3
Total:   24
     
Semester 6    
ANIM 37721 Exploring Character and Costume 3
ANIM 30261 Storyboarding: Project Development 2
ANIM 31799 Layout: Production 3
ANIM 30123 Animation Production 4
  Breadth Elective 3
Choose ONE of the following three courses:  
ANIM 20000 Advanced Stop Motion 2
ANIM 35436 Concept Art 2
ANIM 10493 Special Effects 2
Total:   17
     
COWT 18888 Co-op Work Term (Degree Programs)  
     
Semester 7    
ANIM 40049 Senior Animation Project 36
  Breadth Elective 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Choose ONE of the following three courses:
ANIM 44310 Advanced Figure Drawing and Art Direction 3
ANIM 46529 Digital Methodologies: Final Frame 2D 3
ANIM 44049 Digital Methodologies: Final 3D Frame Creation 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 8    
ANIM 45738 Capstone Animation Project 9
BUSM 19014 Business Practices 3
  Breadth Elective 3
     
Total:   15

Note: Courses subject to change.


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