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Animation and Game Development, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Animation and Game Development program at Utah Valley University focuses on contemporary, industry-standard, and technology oriented processes and procedures. 
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Overview

The Bachelor in Animation & Gaming Development program at Utah Valley University allows students to gain skills that are central to contemporary industry best practices, with a focus on aesthetics, scripting, and modeling. 

Careers:     

Because of extensive use of digital media in nearly every area of our lives, graduates will find themselves in demand by diverse organizations which use digital technology to communicate ideas.  For example, graduates may work with medical teams to develop training materials to describe new surgical techniques to physicians, or work with a team to create an educational game. 

The students of this Bachelor in Animation and Game Development program can work as video or audio specialists on a documentary, or create an interactive web site to support a company's retail efforts or as administrative information management professionals.  

Because of extensive use of digital media in nearly every area of our lives, graduates will find themselves in demand by diverse organizations which use digital technology to communicate ideas.  For example, graduates may work with medical teams to develop training materials to describe new surgical techniques to physicians, or work with a team to create an educational game. They may work as video or audio specialists on a documentary, or create an interactive web site to support a company's retail efforts or as administrative information management professionals.

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 include:

  • Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra
  • Digital Media Essentials
  • Scripting for Animation and Game
  • 3D Modeling and Animation Essentials
  • Rigging and Animation Essentials
  • Game Design
  • Principles of Animation
  • Character Development
  • Digital Storyboarding
  • Corporate Issues in Digital Media
  • Digital Media for Intercultural Communication
  • Digital Media Project Management
  • Spatial Drawing
  • Gestural Drawing
  • Game Level Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    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.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orem

  • 950 - 1650 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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