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 19, 2022 — April 8, 2022

Virtual Onsite Course Start and End Dates: February 19, 2022 — March 26, 2022


Course Schedule

Code Start date End date Course Type
AE 29 OLFebruary 19, 2022April 8, 2022Online
AE 29February 19, 2022March 26, 2022Virtual Onsite via Zoom




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