Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Animation




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Computer Animation curriculum is centered on real-world production processes. From storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling, character animation, and final compositing, this Computer Animation curriculum takes you through the entire production pipeline. Our programs start by familiarizing you with the art concepts behind animation, drawing, sculpting, and other traditional forms of expression, which are essential parts of getting your art onto the computer. You will also learn the foundational principles behind computergenerated models, characters, animation, and compositing. Then you will apply those principles when developing films, TV shows, commercials, and games. By using the same hardware and software as professional animation studios, you will gain the skills you will need when you embark on your career. You will also have courses focusing on physical science, mythology, communication skills, and how to prepare yourself for the animation industry. The Computer Animation curriculum offers project and portfolio courses that are threaded throughout each program is curriculum. Project and portfolio courses are threaded throughout each program is curriculum and provide you with a relevant and comprehensive project-based learning experience that is developed throughout your academic journey. Career-development modules are also woven throughout the curriculum to provide you with systematic opportunities to prepare for your future career. These modules focus on strengthening different career skills and professional strategies that will assist you with the transition into the entertainment and media industries. To help you move toward your desired career, our Career Development department has a team of professionals who will help you polish your interviewing skills and resume. In addition, our Career Development advisors and services will be available for support and assistance throughout your career—not just while you are a student.
Our goal is to provide you with the focused knowledge and understanding of 3-D modeling and digital animation needed to qualify for such entry-level industry positions as scene builders, character artists, technical directors, motion animators, texture artists, lighters, and renderers. Besides the program is strong 3-D computergraphics focus, you will build other skills in peripheral media and complete digital courses that will enhance your opportunities in related fields. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, your education will help you develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills that will contribute to lifelong learning and provide you with tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career in the entertainment and media industries.


Which department am I in? Full Sail University

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English proficiency requirements: a minimum score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based).

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must also complete an interview with an Admissions Representative; high school graduation or equivalent; Verification of English proficiency if primary language. Applicants are required to have access to a reliable computer (capable of running multimedia applications and navigating media-rich websites) and a reliable high-speed Internet connection. The OERE assesses whether the student has the necessary skills, competencies, and access to technology to succeed in a distance education environment.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
The University of Waikato offers below pathways courses for this subject Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies (CAFS)
Certificate of University Preparation (CUP)
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from The University of Waikato Foundation Studies Programme

Full Time (120 credit hours)

For the entire program USD $74,500

Expected June, August, September, October, November 2018

Full Sail University 3300 University Boulevard, WINTER PARK, Florida, 32792, United States

Online/Distance with attendance (120 credit hours)

For the entire program USD $57,000

Expected June, August, September, October, November 2018

Full Sail University 3300 University Boulevard, WINTER PARK, Florida, 32792, United States