2020-2021 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, Animation, B.F.A.

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Program Description

Animation design, digital illustration, stop motion animation, or 3D modeling? Be ready for these next-generation careers as you develop your visual organization through a combination of analog and digital design learning. Our Animation program prepares you for the 21st-century workplace by combining traditional hands-on experiences and cutting-edge digital tools and design platforms. You will gain competence and confidence in animation, mobile media, augmented reality, multimedia animation, and applied games as well as create a cohesive body of work that displays these concepts.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Articulate the formal qualities of the various fine, entertainment and media arts.
  • Show competence in one or more areas of the fine or media arts. 
  • Develop a cohesive body of work and articulate its concepts and methods of production.
  • Write creatively and critically about the arts and understand research methods and principles.
  • Read critcally and interpret art historical texts and art criticism.
  • Understand and articulate the interrelationship between the arts.
  • Describe the fine and applied arts in relation to history and culture.
  • Analyze, interpret and evaluate their own and others art works.
  • Apply the principles and concepts of the field(s) to new situations.
  • Through experiential opportunities, engage with the professional world of art and design.

Animation Concentration

(28 Credits)

Liberal Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum, Bachelor’s Degree


Select additional electives to reach 120 credits for a Bachelor’s degree. 

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