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Number of Credits and GPA

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation requires completion of at least 126 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 1000 and ANI 2000.
ArtART 1000, ART 1100, ART 1120, ART 1200, ART 1220, ART 2050, ART 2110, and ART 3050.
Computer GraphicsCG 2000 and CG 2001.
Digital Art and Animation Specialization

Nine credits from the following: ANI 2002, ANI 3301, ANI 3501, CG 2002, CG 3101, and CG 3201

Six credits from the following: ANI-3302, ANI-3502, CG-3102, and CG-3202.

Three credits from the following: ANI 3303, ANI 3503, CG 3103, and CG 3203.

Digital Art and Animation Electives

Nine credits from ART, ANI, FLM, or CG courses at the 2000 level or above.

Nine credits from ART, ANI, FLM, or CG courses at the 3000 level or above.

Film and Game HistoryFLM 115 or DES 205.
General EducationThree credits of General Education courses, including Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Music, and Natural Sciences.
General StudiesCOL 101.
Humanities and Social Sciences

ENG 116 and COM 250.

Three credits of ENG courses at the 150 course-level or higher.

Six credits of Humanities and Social Science courses.

Open ElectivesSufficient additional credits to meet the required 126 semester credits for the program.

PRJ 1000

Twelve additional credits of Project courses.

Eight additional credits of Project or Internship courses.


Three credits of Computer Science courses.

Three credits of Natural Science 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 1000 (3), ENG 116 (3), three credits of English courses (3), FLM 115 or DES 205 (3), three credits of Computer Science (3), COM 250 (3), three credits of Natural Science courses (3), six credits of Humanities and Social Science courses, and three credits of General Education courses (3).

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