GDES 039 - Introduction to Computer Animation Using Maya at Mission College


Introduction to Computer Animation Using Maya

Learn computer animation with Autodesk Maya

This is an introductory course in computer animation. Students will learn animation techniques using appropriate animation software. Topics will include motion development, telling a visual story and effects such as texture mapping and lighting. Students will develop an understanding of the roles, forms and uses of animation today. A basic understanding of computer systems is required. Pass/No Pass Option.

Class Information

  • This class consists of 3 units including both lecture and lab
  • Advisories/Prerequisites: Consult current catalog
  • Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University


"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."