||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will complete one of the following UNV Foundational courses: UNV 103 for students entering with under 24 credit hours or UNV 303 for students transferring 24 or more credit hours.
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to construct rhetorically effective communications appropriate to diverse audiences, purposes, and occasions (English composition, communication, critical reading, foreign language, sign language, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of English grammar or composition.
||9 - 12|
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to express aspects of Christian heritage and worldview. Students are required to take CWV 101.
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to use various analytic and problem-solving skills to examine, evaluate, and/or challenge ideas and arguments (mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, physical geography, ecology, economics, theology, logic, philosophy, technology, statistics, accounting, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of college-level mathematics.
||11 - 12|
|Global Awareness, Perspectives, and Ethics
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to demonstrate awareness and appreciation of and empathy for differences in arts and culture, values, experiences, historical perspectives, and other aspects of life (psychology, sociology, government, Christian studies, Bible, geography, anthropology, economics, political science, child and family studies, law, ethics, cross-cultural studies, history, art, music, dance, theater, applied arts, literature, health, etc.).
||6 - 8|
Maricopa Community College District transfer students who have completed the courses below, will be able to meet the course competency requirements for courses within the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Animation program at Grand Canyon University.
|MCCCD Courses||GCU Courses|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits||Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|ART 111||Drawing I||3||DDN-105||Drawing for the Visual Arts||4|
|ART 117||Life Drawing II||3||DDN-205||Figure Drawing||4|
|ART 169||Two-Dimensional Computer Design||3||DDN-210||Designing with Type||4|
|ART 170||Three-Dimensional Computer Design||3||DDN-330||3D Modeling Design I||4|
|ART 177||Computer-Photographic Imaging||3||DDN-215||Digital Photography I||4|
|ART 184||Computer Animation||3||DDN-220||2D Animation Design||4|
|ART 191||Storyboarding and Layout||3||DDN-305||Drawing for Animation||4|
|ART 180AJ & ART 180AL||Designer's Tools: 3-D Studio Textures,
3-D Special Effects & Character Studio
|4||DDN-360||3D Modeling Design II||4|
||Intermedia Animation||3||DDN-365||3D Animation and the Mechanics of Motion||4|
|Total Number of MCCCD Credits Applied to GCU Animation Major||28|
*The identified MCCCD courses fulfill the competency requirements for the corresponding GCU course; however, the courses may not fulfill the credit requirements. For more information please contact an Enrollment or Academic Counselor
Maricopa Community College District transfer students will need to take the courses below within the Bachelor of Arts in Digtial Design with an Emphasis in Animation program at Grand Canyon University. They may also need to take additional courses to meet the graduation requirements of the program. See an Enrollment Counselor for more details.
|Courses Left to Complete at GCU|
|DDN-100||Survey of the Visual Arts||4|
||Web Design I
||Digital Photography II
||History of Design
||Business for the Design Professional
||3D Short Film Production
||3D Visual Effects and Lighting
||Advanced Design Practicum
|Total Number of Credits Remaining for GCU Animation Major
|Total Credits Hours Needed to Complete Bachelor of Arts in
Digital Design with an Emphasis in Animation (Ground Only)