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
Major in Computer Animation and Game Development
Welcome to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Animation and Game Development. We would like to direct you to the current Catalog for a list of requirements and courses to facilitate successful completion of the Computer Animation and Game Development major. Choose Academic Programs on the top navigation bar and scroll down to Computer Animation and Game Development.
Completion of the listed courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, is required of all candidates for this degree. Additional required courses, depending upon the selected option or advising pattern, are outlined following the major core program requirements.
Within the Computer Animation and Game Development program an option in either Animation Production or Game Development must be selected. After choosing which option you would like to pursue, a supplemental program in Art Studio or Communication Design must be decided upon.
In order to establish a complete and effective program in animation and game development, students are educated and trained in more than just a single facet. Thus, the Computer Animation and Game Development degree is interdisciplinary, embracing computer graphics, game scripting, communication design, and art. The degree has two options (Animation Production and Game Development) each of which requires the completion of an additional supplemental program (Communication Design or Art Studio).
Degree Options - Choose One:
Animation Production:This option focuses applied computer skills in graphics and animation combined with supplemental courses in either Art Studio or Communication Design.
Game Development:This option focuses on building and enhancing skills in game design, development, and productions combined with supplemental courses in either Art Studio or Communication Design.
Supplemental Programs - Choose One:
Communication Design:This supplemental program provides background in graphics design, layout, editing, and other visual communications.
Art Studio:This supplemental program provides traditional fine art background in drawing, sculpting, painting, ceramics, and other fine art media.