Admission Requirements

The computer animation option area accepts applications during spring semester only.

Admission requirements

Complete the following 9 hours with a GPA of 3.00 or higher before making a portfolio application to the program:

  1. Foundation Courses (6 hours): Complete two courses from: ART 110(3), MED 365(3), MUS 216(3). Students must complete the foundation course required in their option area before submitting their portfolio application to the program. Required foundation course for each option. 
    1. Audio Studies: MUS 216(3)
    2. Computer Animation Studies: ART 110(3)
    3. Interactive New Media Studies: ART 110(3)
    4. Video Studies: MED 365(3)
  2. Pre-admission Core Course (3 hours):  Complete one course from ART 210(3), ART 230(3), or MED 361(3). Note: Computer Animation students must complete ART 230.

Note: All Electronic Media majors must complete all three foundation courses to satisfy graduation requirements.

Initial portfolio review

Portfolio must include a minimum of two and a maximum of three examples of audio, video, interactive new media, and/or computer animation work, with at least one example coming from the preadmission foundation course in the option area to which the student is applying. Students seeking admission to the Electronic Arts program in the area of Computer Animation Studies must include at least one work from ART 230 or ART 330. Specific guidelines are required for portfolios. See advisor or the Electronic Arts Coordinator for details.