CMST 294 Special Topics in Communication • V1-10 Cr.

Description

Allows specialized or in-depth study of a subject supplementing the Communications curriculum. Student interest and instructor expertise help determine the topic. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • List and explain the milestones in the history of special effects and how these effects in turn changed the way films were made.

  • Analyze and explain a variety of special effects, from stop-motion to blue screen to digital effects.

  • Apply, as part of a production team, the techniques and concepts presented in the class in order to do f/x for a Making Movies project