Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AG 3131 - Business Ethics + Copyright

Credits: 3

In this junior-level course, students learn about business practices in the animation and game industry, including business organization and operation as employer or employee, studio specialist, or freelance generalist. Current and historic developments in copyright law are studied, as well as issues of ethics. Upon successful completion of this course, students perform an assessment of their education through the lens of the reality of the business world, and assess their expectations for a career in their chosen discipline. Students demonstrate the realities of the budgeting process, the procedures for legal use and protection of copyright, and an understanding of the ethical uses of this art form.

Prerequisites: Completion of 90+ credit hours.

Notes: (Formerly AN 4130)

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate real-world production budgeting.
  • Discuss the ethical use of animation.
  • Recognize procedures for legal use and protection of copyright.
  • Examine case-studies concerning entertainment law and ethics.

AG 3131 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
Your Career in Animation: How to Survive + Thrive - ISBN: 9781581154450

Producing Animation, 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780240815350

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