Design
 

Animation

Animation
BFA
Hours62.5 - 64.5 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 75 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 and complete DESAN 101. Based upon review of work completed in DESAN 101, students will be promoted to pre-BFA Animation status. Successful applicants will go on to complete the foundational courses before applying for admissions to the Animation BFA major through a portfolio review in June.
Only students granted pre-BFA status are to complete the foundational courses and then may apply for the BFA professional program through a portfolio review in June.
requirement 1 Complete 1 course
Prerequisite courses:
Apply for pre-BFA status via portfolio review.
Apply to the Animation BFA program.
History & Critical Studies Courses:
Program Outcomes: 

Artistic Development and Proficiency

Animation graduates will be able to implement fundamental design, narrative, and animation skills and will demonstrate proficiency in at least one of these areas.

Technological Development and Proficiency

Animation graduates will be able to apply problem-solving abilities in the technical processes of modeling, lighting, rigging, animation, and special effects, and will demonstrate proficiency in at least one of these areas.

Collaboration and Professionalism

Animation graduates will be able to engage in the collaborative production processes of animation and exhibit professional behavior while creating interdisciplinary creative works.

Spirituality, Ethics and Animation

Animation graduates will be able to critically examine spiritual values and ethical issues relevant to their respective experiences in the entertainment industry.

History and Critical Thinking

Animation graduates will be able to implement ideas and principles from the history of animation and art in general by identifying the meaning and purpose of major works and movements within the context of their own projects.