Design
 

Animation

Animation
BFA
Hours62.5 - 65 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 100 Students.
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Program Requirements

The Animation BFA program is a limited enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Interested students should declare pre-major intent, complete prerequisite courses, and submit an online portfolio of their work. Students apply for the BFA professional program through a portfolio review in June.
requirement 1 Complete 3 courses
Prerequisite courses:
Apply to the Animation BFA program.
requirement 2 Complete 11 courses
After admission to the major, complete the following:
requirement 3 Complete 1 course
requirement 4 Complete 1 course
History & Critical Studies Courses:
requirement 5 Complete 3 courses
requirement 6 Complete 1 course
requirement 7 Complete 9.0 hours from the following option(s)
option 7.1 Complete up to 9.0 hours from the following course(s)
Studio Courses:
option 7.2 Complete up to 9.0 hours from the following course(s)
Media Courses:
option 7.3 Complete up to 9.0 hours from the following course(s)
Career & Business Courses:
Program Outcomes: 

Artistic Development and Proficiency

Animation graduates will be able to create quality work using fundamental animation, narrative, and design skills, and will be proficient in at least one of these areas.

Technological Development and Proficiency

Animation graduates will be able to solve problems in the technical processes of modeling, lighting, rigging, animation, and special effects, and will be proficient in at least one of these areas.

Collaboration and Professionalism

Animation graduates will become collaborative professionals and engage productively throughout all stages of an interdisciplinary creative project.

Spirituality, Ethics and Animation

Animation graduates will be able to critically examine ethical issues in the entertainment industry and apply spiritual values to the problems they face there.

History and Critical Thinking

Animation graduates will make their work stronger by incorporating principles and ideas from the histories of animation, film, and art.