Degree Details

FIT offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Animation, Interactive Media, & Game Design. See eligibility requirements before you apply.

The program draws on New York's professional community for guest speakers and site visits, and hosts important industry events at the college. Classes are taught by active industry professionals who are experts in the latest technologies. New York City is a center for 3D animated content, visual effects, and motion graphics both for film and broadcast, as well as interactive entertainment.


The BFA curriculum presents a unique opportunity to hone your creative and technical skills, while learning the business of Animation, Interactive Media & Game Design. Developed in response to industry needs, the program is taught by industry professionals to ensure that you become skilled in all the latest technologies.

In this two-year program, you will focus on:

  • storyboarding and storytelling
  • 3D modeling
  • 3D computer animation
  • lighting and camera
  • rigging
  • motion graphics
  • game design
  • immersive environments
  • virtual reality
  • music and sound design
  • post production
  • programming concepts and game engines
  • history of animation

Manage a creative project from start to finish

You'll produce an individual thesis and reel and work on team projects in classrooms that replicate real-world production environments.

Show us your work: a competitive portfolio is required for this major

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Contact Us

If you have questions about this program, please reach out.

Animation, Interactive Media, & Game Design
School of Art and Design
Pomerantz Center, Room D327
(212) 217-5440