As animation technology improves, the demand for talented animators will continue to grow. At Concordia-Chicago you will be able to expand your portfolio and hone your skills in traditional animation, 3D animation, multimedia technology and digital arts.

Animation graduates will be prepared for careers as motion graphics artists, effects artists, storyboard artists, visual development artists, modelers, layout artists, character animators, effects animators, motion capture artists, lighting artists and commercial animators, among many others.

Bachelor of Arts in Animation

General Education Courses (89 hours)

Major - Required Coursework (21 hours)

  • Introduction to the Visual Arts
  • Survey of Animation and Game Technology Geometry for Animation
  • Cartooning
  • Characterization
  • Digital Portfolio for Animation
  • Digital Internship for Animation

Specialization Courses (12 hours)

  • 2D Computer Animation
  • Storyboarding
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Figure Drawing for Animation
  • 3D Modeling
  • 3D-Computer Animation
  • 3D-Lighting and Texturing
  • 3D-Environments
  • 2D Animation Specialization
  • 3D Animation Specialization

Electives (6 hours)

  • Animation Production
  • Media Literacy
  • Introduction to Film
  • Writing for Animation
  • Hard Surface and Organic Modeling
  • 3D Visual Effects and Compositing
  • 3D Character Animation
  • Team Animation
  • Animation Audio
  • Image Manipulation
  • 3D Rigging
  • 2D Motion Graphics

This document is for reference only. For complete program information, please refer to the current undergraduate catalog online.