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Animation & Game Arts - Core Curriculum

YEAR I

Foundation Design I & II
Foundation Drawing I & II
Visual Thinking
Color Theory
2D Character Design & Environment
Writing Workshop I & II
Convention, Canon, Sign
Becoming Modern
Total: 33 credits

YEAR II

Animation & Storyboarding
Digital Painting
3D Environments
Time-Based Media Projects
History of Animation & Game Arts
Modern & Contemporary Art History Course
Non-Western Art History Elective
Interpreting History
Cultural Collisions and Transformations
Studio Electives
Total: 30 credits  

YEAR III 

3D Animation
Game Strategies Studio
Game Projects
Mobile Media Projects
Professional Development
Marketing & Business Development
Liberal Arts Electives
Studio Electives
Total: 33 credits  

YEAR IV

Senior Studio
Senior Thesis
Internship
Contemporary Interactive Culture
Liberal Arts Electives
Open Electives
Total: 31.5 credits 

FOUR YEAR TOTAL

Foundation: 18 credits

Major: 55.5 credits

Liberal Arts: 42 credits

Open Electives: 6 credits

Studio Electives: 6 credits

TOTAL FOR DEGREE: 126 credits

*Major Course