The Animation and Game Development program affords students the opportunity to gain skills that are central to contemporary industry best practices. Once the student is accepted into the program, they may focus their elective courses on differing areas of study for their final capstone projects.

 

Topics of study within Animation and Game Development Program:

2D Animation

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3D Animation & Games

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Extended Reality & Simulations

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Ty Carson

“Thanks to UVU for offering the Digital Media program. Finding a gaming & animation degree at a school with affordable tuition is very hard to find. UVU has fun classes, endless tools/resources, and experienced staff. Internship opportunities are also constantly available.”

— Ty Carson

 

UVU Animation Alumni can be Found Working Here:

FHS
arena net
Gearbox Software
Industrial Light and Magic
Threat Tec
Tektonux
Modus VR
Amazon
Northrop Gurmman
Trideum
Infuse Med
 

The Animation and Game Development degree affords students the opportunity to gain skills that are central to contemporary industry best practices. The focus varies  2D Animation, 3D Animation & Games, and Extended Reality & Simulations.

Recent graduates who hold a degree in Animation & Game Development will find that there are many entry-level jobs in animation available. 

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Animation & Game Development Faculty

Our faculty come from the industry. They have many years of combined experience in professional animation and game productions. Coming from companies like DreamWorks and Electronic Arts.

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Need some guidance?

To learn more schedule an appointment with one of the Digital Media department's advisors. You can call 801-863-8648 and the admin can schedule a time for you to meet or talk with an advisor over the phone. The academic advisor office is located in CS 635.

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