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Computer Animation and Game Development, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Chico, CA, United States
Computer Animation and Game Development at California State University Chico is the synergy of art and technology, and affords you an opportunity to put your imagination to work in this realm of collaborative teams creating multimedia experiences.
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Overview

What Can I Do with a Computer Animation and Game Development Degree?

Computer Animation and Game Development at California State University Chico combines art and technology as a means of expressing creative minds. Our students design rich multimedia environments that communicate, inform, and entertain. The ubiquitous nature of multimedia in our world provides a growing variety of career destinations. Our diverse student population enters careers in video game, film, television, commercials, web, business, science and a host of other enterprises. 

The need to communicate effectively with multimedia experiences is embedded in all fields of study and work, and reaches everyone's lives. Thus, Computer Animation and Game Development provides the avenue for innovative and motivated students to pursue a wide variety of exciting career opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • 2D Design
  • 3D Design
  • Basic Drawing
  • Basic Life Drawing
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Art History Survey
  • Far Eastern Art Survey
  • Survey of Arts of the Americas, Oceania, and Africa
  • Art History Survey: Renaissance to 1800
  • Art History Survey: 1800 to the Present
  • Introduction to Painting
  • Introduction to Printmaking
  • Introduction to Fine Art Photography
  • Introduction to Traditional (Film-Based) Photography
  • Introduction to Ceramics
  • Introduction to Sculpture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    47

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

Generally, applicants will qualify for consideration for first-time freshman admission if they meet the following requirements:

  • Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE);
  • Have completed with grades of C or better each of the courses in the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory subject requirements also known as the “a-g” pattern (see “Subject Requirements”).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7864 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chico

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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