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CDM 130: Fundamentals of 3D Computer Graphics (4)

Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Foundation course teaches the theory of three-dimensional computer graphics, including modeling, rendering and animation. Development of practical skills through the use of professional software to create computer graphics. Not open for credit to students who have taken TCS 130. GE credit: VL. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter

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CDM 156: The Golden Age of TV – Topic: Dark Mirror

Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Film Viewing—3 hour(s). Critically celebrated scripted television since the mid-1990s. Key themes including class, ethnicity, race, violence, and US politics. Major developments in the medium’s history as context for recent wave of epic television. GE credit: AH, OL, VL, WE. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.

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CDM 167 – Topics in Film Genres – Topic: Superhero Cinema

Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Film Viewing—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): CDM 001; or Consent of Instructor. Study of one or more of the film genres (such as musicals, film noir, screwball comedy, or westerns), including genre theory and the relationship of the genre(s) to culture, history, and film industry practices. May be taught abroad. May be repeated up to 2 time(s) when topic differs. GE credit: AH, VL. Effective: 2021 Winter Quarter.

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