From the internet to moving picture books and video games, animation is at the forefront of our visual culture. As a student of animation you will be immersed in this expanding art form. You will be taught the skills needed to not merely survive in this culture, but to make an impact.
Expert Instruction, Christian Foundation
As an animation major, you will study with faculty members who have
worked in the industry on such projects as “Star Wars” and "VeggieTales." Through their experiences, you will gain a sound and ethically grounded
base for a career in the digital media industry.
The Skills to Succeed
Our focus in the animation department is on image, motion, and character. As the technology changes, almost daily, these principles hold true and provide a solid foundation for our students to build on for the rest of their careers.
From the very start, you will be given the opportunity for hands-on exploration in a variety animated media. You will learn both traditional forms of animation, from stopmotion to hand drawn, to the most complex 3D computer technology. Our students have open access to state-of-the-art studios and labs equipped with some of the most current technology and software available.