May 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 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 a self-evaluation of their skills 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:
  • Complete the required IRS forms for freelance and contract work. 
  • Create a complete, concise resume consisting of objective, education, skills and achievements or awards. 
  • Create a cover letter demonstrating career goals and objectives, including a statement of business ethics, using clear and concise grammar and industry verbiage.
  • Complete Personal Annual Budget based on a possible entry-level job after graduation.

AG3131 Course Learning Outcomes Rubric  

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

Producing Animation, 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780240815350

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