Introduction to Maya





Students will design, model, texture, light and animate a character using Maya 3D animation software. This class will be a broad overview of the tools that are used in movies, TV shows and games.


Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Work elements of the Maya software package
  • Environment modeling
  • Character modeling
  • Creating UVs
  • Materials and Texturing
  • Rigging
  • Animation
  • Lighting

Will display the following attitudes/professional behaviors:

  • Meet assigned deadlines
  • Accept and apply critiques
  • Analyze and discuss work using industry specific terminology
  • Prepare for and contribute to class discussions and critiques

Course Additional Information

*Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more.

Online Course Start and End Dates: February 13, 2023 — March 31, 2023

Virtual Onsite Course Start and End Dates: February 11, 2023 — March 25, 2023


Course Schedule

Code Course Type
AE 29 OLOnline
AE 29Virtual Onsite via Zoom




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