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Digital Media and Animation, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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New York City, NY, United States
The emerging field of computer imaging and animation is impacting virtually every industry and profession. The Digital Media and Animation program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology will provide you with a broad range of technical, creative, and problem-solving skills to facilitate your employment in new media and animation. 
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Overview

At the core of the Digital Media and Animation program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology is a sequence of studio courses that enhances individual artistic creativity and provides instruction in the traditional arts and industry-standard computer graphics software.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate adaptability/flexibility with technology.
  • Illustrate critical thinking by completing course work.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic through time management and quality works.
  • Visually analyze their own work, as well as the work of others, in critiques, presentations, writing, and other activities.
  • Apply knowledge of the history and theory relevant to digital media and animation through studio work.
  • Communicate verbally using specific terminology associated with the software, hardware, and industry.

Career

  • Animation
  • Interactive media
  • Digital imaging
  • Media Design
  • Fine art

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Intro to Visual Communication
  • Freshman Composition
  • Introduction to 3D Animation
  • 3D Design/Color
  • Figure and Motion
  • Art History
  • Intermediate 3D Animation
  • Production 
  • Gen Ed/Natural Sciences Elective
  • Social Science Elective
  • Literature Elective
  • Interactive Design
  • Effective Speaking
  • Introduction to Film
  • Technical Elective

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:

    5

    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.

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Required: Algebra, Geometry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined reading/writing and math SAT score of 1080 or a composite ACT score of 21. 
  • Recommended: Algebra 2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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