Digital Media and Animation Department

Tammy Brackett, Chair
Phone: (607) 587-4659; Email: bracketr@alfredstate.edu

The Digital Media and Animation department offers Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in digital media and animation.

DEPARTMENT MISSION

The Digital Media and Animation department at Alfred State prepares graduates for immediate employment or continued educational opportunities in a range of design and technology-related disciplines. The department provides quality technical education that integrates theory and practice with a foundation in the arts and sciences.

FACILITIES

Digital Media and Animation Studios - Students in DMA programs have access to a large traditional studio space for foundations in traditional materials, figure drawing, and 2D and 3D design. They also have access to a highly sophisticated computer lab that provides industry standard capability in 2D graphics, Web design, interactive media, motion graphics, 2D and 3D animation. Students enrolled in a DMA degree program have 24-hour access to these studios.

A sound production studio with industry standard software and hardware is also available for students to use for class projects.

Other Equipment and Software - Digital cameras, digital audio recorders, HD video cameras, and other pieces of high-end equipment are available for students to sign out.

All entering students in the digital media and animation programs are required to purchase a laptop computer. The laptop enables students to have access to program-specific software via the wireless network on campus.

DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS

Digital Media and Animation (AAS)

Digital Media and Animation (BS)