2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Art: Animation, BFA

Location(s): Henniker Campus

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Program Description

From filmmaking and visual effects to UX and game design, animators are more in demand than ever. Build the critical and technical skills needed to compete in an expanding field of emerging media and digital content creation. The BFA in Animation program prepares you for the 21st-century workplace by combining traditional hands-on experiences with cutting-edge digital tools and design platforms. You will gain competence and confidence in 2D and 3D animation, mobile media, storytelling, sound design, and digital asset creation for game-based applications.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Develop a cohesive, competent body of work in one more areas of Art and Design, and articulate its concepts and methods of production.
  • Research art historical sources to write critically and creatively about the Art and Design in terms of formal analysis, iconography, and cultural context.  
  • Understand and articulate the interrelationship between the arts. 
  • Analyze, interpret, and evaluate their own and others’ art.  
  • Through experiential opportunities engage with the professional world of art and design, applying the principles of the field to new situations.


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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