The Bachelor?s level degree program in Media Arts & Animation is a twelve quarter program. The program provides the graduate with art, design, technical, business, and life skills needed to develop and sustain a career in the fields of animation and related media arts.
The Bachelor?s level Media Arts & Animation degree program is designed to provide graduates with the relevant career skills needed to seek entry-level careers in the animation industry. The goal is accomplished through a focused curriculum based on industry validated program exit competencies. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions in 2D and 3D animation, 3D modeling, artists or other animation and art specialists.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
1 . Graduates will demonstrate application of learned concepts from foundation level art courses. These would include: drawing, color, form, design, composition and foundation level digital art skills
2 . Graduates will demonstrate an applied technical knowledge of animation tools and software according to current industry standards
3 . Graduates will demonstrate a practical understanding and application in the principles of animation, acting and movement and cinematic storytelling as it relates to 2D and 3D animation (as applicable)
4 . Graduates will demonstrate professionalism, through the creation and presentation of a demo-reel and self-promotion package, according to current industry standards
5 . Graduates will demonstrate the ability to conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver quality animation projects
6 . Graduates will demonstrate the ability to work on team-based projects