Apr 20, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animation, B.F.A.

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The B.F.A. in Animation is designed for students who will aggressively pursue a career in computer animation. The animation program concentrates on drawing, the fundamentals of motion, 3D design, collaborative work, and personal portfolio development. The curriculum focuses on computer-generated (CG) animation to develop professional skills for working in the animation industry and for graduate school placement. A student who develops the required working skills for character animation can pursue careers in visual effects, videogame art, and commercial animation. Three concentrations are offered: Character Animation, Effects Animation, and Motion Design. In the Character Animation concentration, animators will develop advanced skills in animation performance, movement, story development, and acting. Animators in the Effects Animation concentration focus on 3D design, character setup, motion graphics, visual effects animation, compositing, and rendering techniques. Motion Design concentrates on commercial motion graphics.

Core 67  
Emphasis 12  
General Education  42  
Electives to = 124        
TOTAL  124  

Total 67 Hours

Recommended General Education RELT 467 .

Character Animation Emphasis

Required Courses

Total 79 Hours

Effects Animation Emphasis

Motion Design Emphasis

Total 79 Hours

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