Available on Campus & Online

Visual Arts Bachelor of Science Completion Program

Computer Animation Concentration

About This Program

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

By studying computer animation at Full Sail, you’ll be guided through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling, character animation, and final compositing.


Computer Animation Associate of Applied Science

Visual Arts Bachelor of Science Completion Program with a Concentration in Computer Animation

Students enrolling in this completion program will also complete the Computer Animation Associate of Applied Science degree program.

Program at a Glance


Campus + Online


Bachelor of Science Program


Applicants to this program must submit two art samples that demonstrate artistic skill in observational art. For more information and how to prepare, please visit our FAQs.

  • When I see an outrageous shot in a movie, I look up how they pulled it off.
  • I love to draw and sketch.
  • I often lose track of time because I'm so focused on my work.
  • I live for collaboration and feedback.
  • I don't just appreciate good effects, I dissect them.

Ready to start? Begin your application.


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 it move in a realistic manner.

Motion Capture - Students will explore motion-capture setup, shooting, data tracking, skeleton retargeting, and animation correction and enhancement.

Not sure? Watch to explore our other Art and Design programs and see which one is the right fit for you.

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.

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.

Project Launchbox

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.

Included Components

  • MSI GE Raider Laptop
  • MSI 3-yr Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Belkin USB-C to Ethernet Adapter
  • MSI Air Gaming Backpack
  • Xencelabs Medium Pen Tablet

Other Software Taught in this Program

  • Adobe Substance Designer­
  • Adobe Substance Painter­
  • Andersson Technologies SynthEyes (Download)
  • Autodesk Maya­
  • Autodesk Motion Builder­
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • The Foundry Nuke (Download) 30-mo License
  • Maxon ZBrush (Download)
  • Motion Analysis Cortex
  • PureRef
  • Unreal Game Engine
  • Vicon Shōgun

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

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Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

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To create a custom estimate of your tuition and costs, visit our Net Price Calculator.

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