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Computer Animation and Game Development

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, five courses from the Interdisciplinary Program Requirements area will need to be selected. For these requirements, please see the section below on the Interdisciplinary Program Requirements.

The Degree

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, media arts design and technology, computer science, and art. The degree has two options (Animation Production and Game Development) each of which requires the completion of additional interdisciplinary course requirements.

Degree Options - Choose One:

Animation ProductionThis option focuses applied computer skills in graphics and animation combined with supplemental courses in either Art Studio or Communication Design.

Game DevelopmentThis option focuses on building and enhancing skills in game design, development, and productions combined with supplemental courses in either Art Studio or Communication Design.

Interdisciplinary Program Requirements - Choose One:

Media Arts, Design, and Technology: This selection of courses provide background in graphics design, layout, editing, audio, and other visual communications.

Art Studio: This selection of courses provide traditional fine art background in drawing, sculpting, painting, ceramics, and other fine art media.

Computer Science: This selection of courses provide background in various programming languages and basics in software engineering.

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