Digital Media and Animation

AAS Degree – Code #5606
BS Degree – Code #2018

The emerging field of computer imaging and animation is impacting virtually every industry and profession. The digital media and animation program provides students with a broad range of technical, creative, and problem-solving skills to facilitate their employment in new media and animation. At the core of the program is an eight-semester sequence of studio courses that enhances individual artistic creativity and provides instruction in the traditional arts and industry standard computer graphics software.

A laptop computer is required for students entering the digital media and animation program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/academics/macbook-pro.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (AAS DEGREE PROGRAM)

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (BS DEGREE PROGRAM)

DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Alfred State digital media and animation AAS graduates may enter directly into either the digital media and animation BS or technology management BBA degree program.

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

AAS: Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 20 percent are employed; 80 percent transferred to continue their education.

BS: Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent - 67% are employed; 33 percent transferred to continue their education.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Computer Technology

Information Technology: Web Development

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS (AAS Degree)

Required:

Algebra, Geometry

Recommended:

Algebra 2/Trigonometry

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENT/RECOMMENDATIONS (BS Degree)

Required:

Algebra, Geometry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined SAT score of 1,000 (critical reading and math) or a composite ACT score of 21.

Recommended:

Algebra 2/Trigonometry