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Number of Credits and GPA

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation requires completion of at least 131 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. The program usually spans eight semesters of 15 weeks each, or four academic years. See the sample course sequence for more information.

Grade Requirements

Students must receive a grade of “C-” (or 1.7 quality points) or higher in all courses for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation degree program.

Required Courses

Subject AreaRequired Courses
AnimationANI 101 and ANI 151.
ArtART 101, ART 115, ART 120, ART 125, ART 130, ART 150, ART 151, ART 200, ART 201, ART 251, ART 300, ART 350, ART 401, and ART 450.
Computer GraphicsCG 201, CG 225, CG 275, and CG 300.
Digital Art and Animation ElectivesNine credits from any of the following 300 level or higher courses: ART, ANI, FLM, or CG (excluding ART 400).
FilmFLM 115 and either FLM 201 or FLM 210.
General EducationThree credits of General Education courses, including Humanities and Social Sciences, and Mathematics.
General StudiesCOL 101 and COL 230.
Humanities and Social SciencesCOM 250, LAW 115, SOS 115, ENG 116, and any three credits of English courses at the 150 course-level or higher.
Open ElectivesSufficient additional credits to meet the required 131 semester credits for the program.
ProjectsPRJ 101 and 24 additional credits of Projects courses.
ScienceCS 115 and any three credits of Physics courses.

Note on General Education Courses

The following courses satisfy the general education requirement for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation: ART 115 (3), ENG 116 (3), three credits of English courses (3), FLM 115 (3), LAW 115 (3), SOS 115 (3), CS 115 (3), COM 250 (3), three credits of Physics courses (3), and three credits of General Education courses (3).

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