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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Animation, B.F.A

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Digital Animation is a professional degree program. The BFA prepares students for a variety of animation and animation-related careers or graduate school by providing a thorough grounding in fundamental principles and techniques. This degree focuses on intensive work in digital animation supported by a program of general studies.

Admission Requirements:

The School of Art & Design admits students in the Fall (August) and Spring (January) semester each year. You must submit a portfolio of work for entrance.

NOTE: Only five studio art classes can be taken prior to admission as a major:

ART 1100   - Two-Dimensional Design and Color Theory
ART 1150   - Drawing I
ART 1200   - Three-Dimensional Design
ART 2550   - Computer Applications in Art
ART 2990   - Concept, Creativity, and Studio Practice

Entrance Portfolio Submission Deadlines
(For transfer students, current students or new, incoming first-year students)

Completed applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the following dates each year:

October 1 (For Spring Term acceptance)
February 1 (For Fall Term acceptance)

August 1 (for Fall Term acceptance)
November 15 (for Spring Term acceptance)
April 15 (For Fall Term acceptance)

Portfolios submitted after 5 p.m. on these dates will not be reviewed until the next possible submission date. Approximately 3 weeks are required from the time we receive your portfolio to complete the review. For specific portfolio guidelines, please see:  http://arts.kennesaw.edu/visual-arts/become_an_art_major.php.

Once a student has completed the Lower-Division Major Requirements and while enrolled in the second course of their intended concentration area, they will submit a portfolio of work in Digital Animation for review by the supervising faculty.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  

Entrance Portfolio

All prospective digital animation art majors are required to complete an application form and submit a portfolio of their artwork. Admission to degree programs in the School of Art and Design is contingent upon portfolio review and acceptance by the school. Portfolio submission and review must take place before a student can enroll in courses beyond ART 1100 and ART 1150.

Major Requirements (57 Credit Hours)

Animation Studio (15 Credit Hours)

Select 15 credits from among the following four repeatable classes.

No single class in this area may be taken more than three times for credit.

Senior Review Exhibition (3 Credit Hours)

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

See list of requirements.  

Graduate Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)

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