This concentration gives students the background necessary to animate in any media/software with strong skills in one of several specialty areas of animation, such as character animation and special effects animation. Students in the animation concentration would typically be aiming for careers in 3D animation, 2D animation, motion graphics, character animation, and technical direction.
This concentration gives students the background to develop conceptual, technical and aesthetic design skills important in the creation of digital media art assets. Students in this concentration prepare concept art and design elements for careers in entertainment media, game art, electronic publishing, photographic imaging, advertising design, and 3-D modeling.
Game Design Concentration
This concentration gives students the background necessary to create games and interactive environments with strong skills in one of several specialty areas such as environment design, level design, modeling for games, materials, scripting for interaction, etc. Students in the interaction and game design concentration are typically preparing for careers in the game industry in one of these fields.
Visual Effects Concentration
The Digital Visual Effects concentration gives students the background necessary to work with moving images to create short form work. Students will work with the full production process, from ideas and script, to shooting and editing, and post production with compositing, visual effects, and color grading. Students in the Digital Visual Effects concentration would typically be preparing for careers in motion graphics, compositing, shooting and editing digital film for creative productions.
MFA in Digital Media
The Master of Fine Art in Digital Media is the terminal degree in the field and is designed for students who are passionate about creating original digital content in the creative economy.