LEAD AN ANIMATED LIFE
Learn to Animate – Online
Studios use computer graphics in nearly every aspect of today’s entertainment industry, from creating entire environments and characters in video games to storyboarding and developing special effects. Learn the skills used by professional animation studios and discover what you can create!
Our mission, your education
Our 36-month online Bachelor of Science degree in Animation begins with the fundamentals of computer-generated art. We focus on the practical applications of 3D computer graphics and teach you how to work with the same hardware and software used by industry animators to develop the computer-animated elements you see in film, games, commercials and more. You’ll learn model creation, character animation and other skills necessary for a solid foundation in digital art creation then you’ll select a concentration in either Visual Effects or Environment & Character Design.
You’ll receive training in: Storyboarding • Visual Effects • Rigging • Character Animation • Digital Sculpting and more!
Online Bachelor’s Degree – Visual Effects
From storyboarding, sketching and modeling to character animation, special effects and final compositing, this concentration takes students through the entire production pipeline.
Online Bachelor’s Degree – Environment & Character Design
This concentration with a strong 3-D computer-graphics focus, helps you gain a knowledge and understanding of techniques involved in modern game-environment creation.
Online Bachelor’s Degree – Character Animation
This concentration takes a deep dive into the mechanics of animation and rigging. Students learn the 12 principles of animation with an emphasis on manipulating character movements.
HOW IT WORKS
Our degree program is delivered 100% online through our Learning Management System, a secure web-based multimedia platform that is accessible 24 hours a day.
Gear & Software
Creative people thrive with the right gear. As an animator, your computer becomes your canvas, palette and paint brush all-in-one. You’ll receive a TechKit, which includes your own Alienware laptop pre-loaded with Autodesk Maya, Pixologic ZBrush and Nuke.*
*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.
ALUMNI MAKING IT
Our alumni have found work at many leading companies in the industry, here are just a few!
Admissions & Tuition
Are you ready to take that first step? Let’s help you get started. For more detailed information about the admissions process, please visit our Admissions Page. To learn more about tuition, click here.
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