B.F.A. in Design and Animation with a Concentration in Animation

Art & Design Core Requirements (24 credits)
AR-113Basic Design and Composition3
AR-114Basic Design and Color3
AR-172Introduction to Digital Design3
AR-181Digital Photography I3
AR-191Drawing I3
AR-192Drawing II3
AR-241History of Western Art I3
AR-242History of Western Art II3
AR-REVArt and Design Student Portfolio Review0
AR-SHOSenior Show0
Animation Requirements (48 credits)
AR-217Sculpture 13
or AR-265 Hand Built Ceramics
AR-116Three-Dimensional Design3
AR-269Graphic Design Studio I3
AR-273Digital Illustration3
AR-335BFA Internship/Seminar3
AR-374Digital Imaging3
AR-3852D Animation3
AR-386Principles of 3-D Animation3
AR-3873-D Character Rigging and Animation3
AR-390Animation/Motion Graphics I3
AR-391Animation/Motion Graphics 23
AR-3933-D Animation Production3
AR-3943-D Environments and Effects3
AR-414Group Project in 3D Animation3
AR-415Senior Animation Reel3
Select one 300+ Level Course with Course Type: ARHIS3
Animation Advanced Option (6 credits)
Select 2 courses from the following:6
Lighting Techniques
Documentary Photography and Video
Illustration for Gaming
Print: Lithography and Silkscreening
Web Design/Interactive I
Web Design/Interactive II
Advanced Digital Imaging and Illustration
Responsive Media
Advanced Project I
Advanced Project 2
Free Electives (8 credits)
Select 8 credits of free electives (except AR-101)8
General Education Requirements (39-42 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Select 3 credits from Mathematics except MA-050 and MA-1013
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with any AR course0
Technological Literacy
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with AR-1720
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: RD3
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language 13-6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Art (AR) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128
1

Course Type: GU Partially fulfilled in Animation Requirements with AR-349 Asian Art Survey (3 cr.) 

 Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • The Department of Art and Design awards departmental honors to graduating seniors who successfully complete AR-410 Advanced Project I (1-3 cr.) and AR-411 Advanced Project 2 (1-3 cr.) with a "B" average, a 3.50 major GPA, and a 3.30 overall GPA.
  • B.F.A. majors must pass the Art & Design Student Portfolio Review (AR-REV Art and Design Student Portfolio Review (0 cr.) given in the 4th semester of study.