Create Your Future in Game Art
The world of video gaming begins with you, the creator. Learn how to incorporate your creations into video games and bring your digital art to life through 3D modeling, engine integration and animation. Start building your dream virtual worlds with our Game Art concentration.
Our hands-on curriculum allows students to improve their technical abilities and apply those enhanced skills to their chosen profession. As a student, you’ll be exposed to every stage of the animation process from character creation to building environments for games.
- Our Bachelor of Science in Animation Degree with a concentration in Game Art is 120 credit hours and 36 months in length.
- Each class is studied exclusively during a four-week period allowing students to focus on one particular subject at a time.
Art Creation for Games
Dive into the world of gaming. This course provides students with a strong knowledge of the way real-time 3D content is modeled, textured and exported for the latest video games. Students develop game resolution models of simple and complex props while studying various environments in professionally created immersive video game levels.
Create animations for video games. This course provides students with their first opportunity to produce animated sequences and cycles for gameplay. Students develop an understanding of animation as it applies to the game industry with a focus on game-engine requirements. Upon completion of this course, students focus on character anatomy, rigging constraints and reusability within all aspects of a game.
Learn the techniques involved in modern game-environment creation. Students gain a deeper technical understanding of environment design. The course focuses on the modularity of materials and meshes that adhere to industry standards, both visually and technically. Upon completion of this course, students develop assets for use in a fully-functioning game engine.
Creative people need creative tools. As a digital animator, your computer becomes your canvas, palette and paint brush all-in-one. As a student, you’ll receive a TechKit which includes your own powerful laptop loaded with selected industry software.*
*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.