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Computer Animation

Bachelor of Science
Degree Overview

From implementing crowd scenes in a movie or television commercial to creating vast landscapes for a video game, artists use computer graphics in nearly every aspect of today’s entertainment industry.

Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling and character animation, and final compositing.

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Ranked #1 on the Top 10 Animation Bachelor's Programs in the U.S.
Animation Career Review - 2021

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Course Highlights

Model Creation - Students are introduced to a variety of modeling tools, the capabilities of each tool, and the results of interactions between tools.

Character Rigging - This course introduces students to the foundations of character rigging, which is the process of adding joints and controls to a character that allows an animator to make the it move in a realistic manner.

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20-Month Campus Bachelor's

29-Month Online Bachelor's

We’re Different

Our degree programs are offered at a faster pace than traditional schools, so that students adapt to the 24/7 nature of their industries. You’re learning more in a shorter period of time, and starting out on your professional path earlier.

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Academic Advantage Scholarship

Qualified campus students can receive up to $15,000 with the Academic Advantage Scholarship. Financial aid available to those who qualify.

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Full Sail’s Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Included Components
  • MSI GE Raider Laptop
  • MSI 3-yr Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple iPad WiFi Model (Online Only)
  • Andersson Technologies SynthEyes (Download)
  • The Foundry Nuke (Download) 30-mo License
  • Maxon One (Download)
  • Xencelabs Medium Pen Tablet
Other Software Taught in this Program
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Substance Designer­
  • Adobe Substance Painter­
  • Anaglyph 3D Glasses (Red/Cyan)­
  • Autodesk Maya­
  • Autodesk Motion Builder­
  • Unreal Game Engine
  • Vicon Shōgun

Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

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