Course Type: Undergraduate
Career Path: Arts
Course Category: BA
An extraordinary animator is one who utilizes their limitless imagination to integrate art and story, making the impossible, real.
At Webster University, undergraduate students pursuing an Animation degree will work with 2D, 3D and Effects on industry standard tools.
Animation graduates from the School of Communications become successful professionals and have worked on Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Zootopia and Godzilla.
The BA in animation offers students the opportunity to learn core principles and techniques focusing on storytelling, motion, drawing, performance and expression through traditional and digital forms.
Each student will undertake an intensive course of study including character animation, experimental concepts, fine art techniques and diverse applications, building a strong, global foundation before embarking upon an eventual area of concentration.
Successful graduates of the Animation program will be able to:
• Create animation with fundamental and technical proficiency
• Express visual concepts artistically
• Integrate storytelling and performance
• Synthesize theory and practice creating animation from a global perspective
•Signed Application Form
•Proof of English Proficiency:
– TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80
– IELTS: 6.0
– Pearson: 53
•High School Transcript
•Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV)
•One Letter of Recommendation
•Certificate of Finance showing *
•Copy of Passport ID Page
•Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students)
•Some programs have additional entry requirements. Please contact your advisor for more information.
4 years (128 Credit Hours)
Campus Based: Yes
Locations: St. Louis Webster Groves
Intake: August -17, January-18
Increasing and Diversifying Faculty International Opportunities.
Faculty have multiple opportunities through mobility, Messing Award and Faculty Research Grant programs.Several programs continue to diversify ways Webster faculty from throughout the network can teach in international settings and reach new students.
Thus far in 2016, the faculty mobility program has enabled faculty to teach at several international locations, including multiple sites in China and Thailand, plus Geneva, Florence, Leiden and St. Louis. Of note, nine faculty members – from Leiden, Geneva and six U.S. states – traveled to Ghana to teach in business or international relations at the campus in Accra. In St. Louis this fall are three visiting faculty members from Vienna, Geneva and Havana.