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Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

Students who successfully complete the Computer Animation and Interactive Media BFA program will:

  • be able to produce animation and interactive projects at a professional level, from concept to finished project;
  • demonstrate competency in advanced 3D modeling and animation software (specifically modeling, rigging, lighting, texturing, and animation);
  • be able to use the software packages that are used in the industry, as well as have the ability to translate their artistic skills into any new software that they encounter;
  • be able to work within a team environment to create, plan, and execute both original stories through the art of animation and good interactive experiences for the user;
  • have a foundation in the history of animation that empowers graduates to make the best moving images work in consonance with the best sound, color, perspective, and storytelling;
  • be able to integrate music and sound design into an established graphical context;
  • have explored video as a means of communication and be able to produce content for both animation and interactive digital media; and
  • have a working knowledge of distribution methods and be prepared to approach the constant changes in media culture.
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