Quotes“Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.”
― Walt Disney
“The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy.”
― Henry Jenkins
Computer Animation and Game Development
Welcome to the Computer Animation and Game Development Program!
The Computer Animation and Game Development Program (CAGD) focuses on the captivating and challenging disciplines of computer animation and game development. The program is designed to guide students through curricula which will enhance their knowledge of industry standards and expectations through hands-on experience, collaboration on group projects, and skill development in the following areas:
- 3D modeling
- 3D animation
- Digital Lighting and Texturing
- Game design and development
- Game scripting
- Motion Capture
- Digital art
The computer animation and game development industry is highly project-based thus several of our courses stress the importance of networking, deadlines, and the ability to work in collaborative environments in an attempt to acclimate students to this process prior to their entrance into the industry.
CAGD graduates are prepared for careers in:
- video game
...along with a host of other enterprises!
Students may focus on the following degrees within CAGD. Please click on the respective links to learn more about the degree: