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.
This program is a part of the College of The Arts .
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Each program of study is a sequentially based curriculum beginning the first semester of freshman year. Students who delay entering the major until completion of the General Education Core Curriculum may prolong their academic careers.
Admission to degree programs in the School of Art and Design is contingent upon portfolio review and acceptance by the school. Applications and portfolios will be reviewed by the School of Art and Design Portfolio Review Committee.
Students may only apply twice for admission into any degree program in the School of Art and Design. If the student fails to gain acceptance after two attempts, they will be advised by SOAAD or supporting university advising services on how to proceed in a different degree program outside of the School of Art and Design.
Transfer Admissions Requirements
Transfer Admission Students who wish to transfer into the School of Art and Design from another institution follow the same admissions procedure as all new students. Transfer credits for courses in studio art are evaluated by portfolio review. Certain courses that are equivalent to those in the foundation core with a grade of “C” or higher are accepted for transfer students from a USG accredited art program. Beyond these courses, other credits will be reviewed by area concentration faculty.
Entrance for Second Bachelor Degree, Change of Major or Dual-Degree Admissions Requirements
These applicants are also required to submit an entry portfolio.
Change of Degree Program
Students who wish to change degree programs in art must reapply and gain admission status to the new degree program.
The School of Art and Design holds the exclusive authority to determine appropriate admission level placement, credit evaluation of art courses in studio, art history, and art education.
All students must maintain the minimum GPA requirement for the University to continue in the School of Art and Design. Any students in Academic Dismissal with the University are also dismissed from the School of Art and Design. All students must make timely and reasonable progress toward the degree. Non-enrollment or withdrawal from all classes for two or more consecutive semesters will require reapplication to the School of Art and Design.
Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.
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