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.
Apply to the Animation BFA program.
History & Critical Studies Courses:
requirement 7 Complete 9.0 hours from the following option(s)
Complete 9 hours from the following list of electives. Below is a listing by type of courses that students may find useful, but students may choose any combination of the courses listed below to fulfill 9 hours.
MEDIA COURSES: TMA 123, TMA 185, TMA 241, TMA 257, TMA 475R
CAREER & BUSINESS COURSES: ENT 101, MKTG 201, STDEV 317
STUDIO COURSES: All other 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.