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Digital Media Arts and Animation

Digital Media Arts and Animation

In Digital Media Arts and Animation, courses are centered on digital art creation, 2D and 3D computer animation, and creative storytelling for animation and gaming. Digital media artists and animators write narratives and create computer animation for delivery across an array of media platforms. Professional practices prepare students to creatively explore and critically comment on the arts, content, theory, and emerging technologies that shape the future of digital media art and animation.

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  • RTD 378 Writing for Game Production
  • RTD 382 2D Animation
  • RTD 487 3D Animation I
  • RTD 488 3D Animation II
    PLUS: 9 HOURS OF RTD ELECTIVES

Game Design and Development

Minor

Our Game Design and Development minor is a program with Information Systems & Applied Technologies and Radio, Television & Digital Media. You can enroll in the minor through ISAT, or through either Cinema and Photography or Radio, Television and Digital Media.

You’ll learn:

  • Animation Techniques
  • Game Narrative Development
  • Virtual World Soundscapes
  • Programming
  • Mobile, Web and App Development
  • Software Engineering and Management