AET Courses Now Open!

Announcing that select AET courses now have seats available for fall 2016 registration! Students are able to enroll in these courses for the remainder of the registration access period, including the add/drop period prior and during the beginning of the fall semester. Please contact Chris Montes (chris.montes@austin.utexas.edu), if there are any questions or registration issues. Courses include:

AET 306 – Foundations of Digital Imaging/Visualization
19810  MW  3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

AET 323 – Film and Game (Music) Scoring
19815  MW  12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

AET 326 – Production Art 3D
19830  T/TH 9:20am – 11:00am   AND   19835  T/TH 2:00pm – 3:30pm
This course teaches students to manifest ideas from thought to tangible reality in a digital space. This course empowers students to create anything that they can possibly think of, through projects focused on the creation of animated 3-D characters and objects, to virtual game environments. In the commercial space of 3-D digital art, one will be able to try on all aspects of the production pipeline to see which best suits them.

AET 327 – Advanced 3-D Modeling
19840  MW  11:00 am – 12:30 pm

AET 335 – Game Aesthetics
19845  M/W 10:30am – 12:00pm
This course is designed to introduce students to the design and aesthetics of games. Our discussions, assignments, and other course activities are (1) what is the meaning of playing games, (2) the aesthetics of play and games, and (3) the role of game design as the creation of designed artifacts. Student activities include playing and analyzing games, reading articles on game aesthetics and design, and creating a tabletop game to further deepen understanding.