The BA degree in Animation offers students several options and areas of study: hand drawn animation, computer animation, cinema visual effects, stop motion animation, alternative forms of animation (or a combination of any or all). It is designed for students who wish to continue to graduate studies and those with an interest in animation who have not yet committed to a career in that field.
As a result of successfully completing program requirements, students should be able to:
- demonstrate proficiencies in digital and computer-generated software and technology through the creation of animated projects;
- demonstrate a comprehension of history, aesthetics and the analytical context of animation in cinema through written, oral and animated presentations;
- employ a professional level of industry practices, standards and career strategies to successfully market and showcase their animated work; and
- create a professional quality animation portfolio demonstrating original cinematic material and a developed artistic voice.