About the Major

 

UVU offers Bachelor of Science degree in Animation and Game Development with included topics of study in the following: 2D Animation & Games, and 3D Animation  Games. The Animation & Game Development Program is a Cohort based degree. Once the student is accepted into the program they can focus on differing topics of study for their final capstone projects. Student portfolio reviews, for program acceptance, are held each year, in December.  

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2D Animation & Games Track

2D Animation topic of study affords students the opportunity to gain skills that are essential in contemporary studios.

  • The core disciplines of this program are Character Rigging, Animation, and Compositing.
  • UVU’s 2D Program was recognized as an Animation Center of Excellence by Toon Boom Inc. in March 2021.
  • These skills prepare the students to become an animator of production quality animations (think Disney 2D animation) 
student animating 3d objects on a computer

3D Animation & Games Track

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

  • Focus on 3D modeling, scripting and rigging.
  • Students construct both individual and group titles.
  • These skills prepare the students to produce production quality animation and games. 

Animation & Game Development

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Animation & Game Development, BS

Prepares students for Digital Animation and Game Development related work. Allows students to gain skills that are central to contemporary industry best practices, with a focus on aesthetics, scripting, and modeling.

2D Animation Track Portfolio Requirements

Animation and Game Development BS Degree with a track in 2D Animation Flow Chart

 

3D Animation and Games Track Portfolio Requirements

Animation and Game Development BS Degree with a track in 3D Animation and Games Flow Chart

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.

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