The major in Animation leading to the BFA degree is designed to provide those students passionate about using the computer to breath life into their artwork with the creative and technical skill sets to do so. Storytelling through sound animation principles is the underlying principle in all that we do, from design, to modeling and through animation to rendering. Majoring in Animation at JU will prepare the successful student to enter the field of Animation in the areas of independent narrative filmmaking, commercial animation and/or animation for games.
All BFA Animation majors will complete the following:
||2-D Art Foundations
||3-D Art Foundations
||Figure Drawing I
||20th Century Modern Art to Post-Modern Art
||Art History Elective
||Application Development I
||Introduction to Film
||3D Modeling & Design
||Basic Computer Animation
||Character Modeling & Animation
||Intermediate Computer Animation
||Advanced Computer Animation
||Senior Thesis: Fall1
||Senior Thesis: Spring2
1. Satisfies Core Curriculum writing-intensive course requirement for Animation majors.
2. Satisfies Core Curriculum speech-intensive course requirement Animation majors.