student animating 3d objects on a computer


The 3D Animation and Games topic of study affords students the opportunity to gain essential skills used in industry today. 

  • Focus on modeling, scripting and rigging.
  • Students construct both individual and group titles.
  • Student portfolio reviews, for program acceptance, are held each year, in December.  

How to Apply and Begin Classes


Complete First-year Core Classes

Students wishing to declare Animation and Game Development as their academic major must complete a first-year core.  


Assemble and Submit a Portfolio

Once a student has completed DGM 1610 (DAGV-1400), and, and DGM 1660 (DAGV-1200), they may submit their portfolio for review. A drawing portfolio is also requested with the portfolio submission. 


Enroll in the Cohort Courses

Upon acceptance by the review committee, students will begin attending cohort classes in the Fall of the sophomore year.

Matt Jones

“Also a plus: they try hard to ensure that a graduating student has a good chance of getting a job after graduating. They help find internships, do tours of potential employers, etc.”

Matt Jones

Need More Guidance?

Schedule an appointment with one of the Digital Media department's advisors. You can also 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.

Talk to an Advisor