Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Studies in North America

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A Bachelor of Science or BSc is an undergraduate study program that usually lasts between three and five years.  While enrolled in school, students have the opportunity to take general and specialized classes to obtain credit for graduation.

Programs in the Arts range from philosophy to English, vocal performance to instrumental performance, and even culinary arts or fashion. The thread that connects arts programs is that they all have to do with creative learning.

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Bachelor's Degree in Animation & Visual Effects

SAE Institute North America
Campus Full time 32 months September 2018 USA Emeryville San Francisco + 1 more

The Animation & Visual Effects Bachelor's Degree program focuses on the foundations of visual effects, designed to get the student into the field in as few is 32 months. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. The Animation & Visual Effects Bachelor's Degree program focuses on the foundations of visual effects, designed to get the student into the field in as few is 32 months. DEGREE PROGRESSION Each academic year you'll be immersed in project-based, hands-on courses while gradually accruing your general education requirements. Freshman Year: Mathematical Concepts, Drawing Bootcamp, Design Basics, Media Sound & Visual 1 Sophomore Year: Concept & Imaging, Compositing 1, 3D Modeling 1, Concept Art, Introduction to Animation Junior Year: Current Industry Techniques, Dynamic Effects, Motion Studies, Character Rigging, Creative Pre-Production Senior Year: Animation Body Mechanics, Facial Animation & Lip Sync, Live Action Compositing, Reel Production, Popular Culture Bachelor's of Applied Science students will be required to complete 36 credits of General Education classes including: Communications & Critical Thinking, Mathematical Concepts, American History, Creative Writing, and more. TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Motion Capture Texture and Lighting Storyboarding 2D Animation Video Editing Compositing Live Action Film Visual Effects Commercials/Advertising Architectural/Interior Visualization Previsualization Science and Medical Simulation Virtual Reality Forensic Visualization Concept Art Professional Life Skills YOUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE A common core curriculum providing you with instruction in digital media literacy and 21st century design. Work with artists, designers, web, mobile and games developers, film makers, and animators. Build your knowledge and skills on, and have access to, industry standard equipment. Be part of a team that nurtures your talents, and encourages you to reach your learning potential. Practical training in digital video,... [-]

B.S. in Simulation Science, Games, and Animation

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science in Simulation Science, Games, and Animation degree prepares students to design and build virtual worlds using mathematical algorithms and technologies underlying aviation simulators, computer aided design (CAD) systems, computer animation software, streaming video networks and computer games. [+]

Program starts Fall 2017 The Bachelor of Science in Simulation Science, Games, and Animation degree prepares students to design and build virtual worlds using mathematical algorithms and technologies underlying aviation simulators, computer aided design (CAD) systems, computer animation software, streaming video networks and computer games. As a technical, multidisciplinary degree, students will take courses in computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, military science, intelligence, security management and business. Aspects of art and design will complement the technical side of this degree. Work in the computer labs will be extensive and students can expect to graduate proficient in C#, C++, Python, Javascript, HTML5, Maya and Unity3D. Other course topics include Game Engine Lab, Interactive Media, Multiplayer Game Systems, and Artificial Intelligence. Graduates of this program will work in a variety of industries from gaming to virtual training environments. Examples include building computer game software for Microsoft, designing virtual reality environments for Boeing, or working at the Department of Defense Modeling and Simulation Office or one of its contractors. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Computer Animation

Full Sail University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 20 - 29 months September 2018 USA Winter Park + 1 more

Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling, character animation, and final compositing. [+]

From implementing crowd scenes in a movie or television commercial to creating vast landscapes for a video game, artists use computer graphics in nearly every aspect of today’s entertainment industry.

Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling, character animation, and final compositing.

Our computer animation programs begin by exploring the art concepts behind drawing, sculpting, and other traditional forms of expression. As you prepare to take your artwork from page to screen, you'll also learn the foundational animation principles behind computer-generated characters, objects, and environments.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Animation

The Los Angeles Film School
Campus Full time 36 months September 2018 USA Hollywood

From visual effects in movies to the graphics in video games, animation is about creating new worlds. True artists and illustrators at heart, our students are looking for a creative escape from the mundane to the fantastic. Armed with their imagination, they live an animated life. Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science in Animation degree program is designed to teach you the art, techniques, and technology that professional animators use to turn their dreams into reality. [+]

From visual effects in movies to the graphics in video games, animation is about creating new worlds. True artists and illustrators at heart, our students are looking for a creative escape from the mundane to the fantastic. Armed with their imagination, they live an animated life. Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science in Animation degree program is designed to teach you the art, techniques and technology that professional animators use to turn their dreams into reality. Program Description & Objectives (Visual Effects Concentration) The Bachelor of Science in Animation with a concentration in Visual Effects is designed to provide students with the 2D and 3D animation knowledge and skills needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions, including scene builders, character designers, technical directors, motion animators, visual effects animators, lighters and renderers. From storyboarding, sketching and modeling to character animation, special effects and final compositing; this degree program takes students through the entire production pipeline. The program starts by familiarizing students with the art concepts behind animation; drawing and other traditional forms of expression that are essential parts of getting art onto the computer. Students are then exposed to the basic principles behind computer-generated models, characters, animation and visual effects. By using the same hardware and software as professional animation studios, the skills needed for immediate success on the job are developed. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, the curriculum helps students develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills that contribute to sustaining a long and productive professional... [-]

BS in Game Programming and Development

Southern New Hampshire University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Manchester

With the technical training provided in this state-of-the-art program, students will be immersed in the ever-changing arena of software programming and hardware maintenance. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. Get technical for the Game Programming and Development Degree. Explore the world of software and hardware, all the while gaining the experience you'll need for a career in the video game industry. With a solid foundation of IT skills, you will branch out to the various areas of computer programming, gaining both breadth and depth of experience in the technology world. From software programming and database design, to network and system management, the Game Programming and Development degree is the perfect way to prepare for a world of animation, engineering, and technology platforms. With the technical training provided in this state-of-the-art program, students will be immersed in the ever-changing arena of software programming and hardware maintenance. Special emphasis is put on creativity and innovation, and with a relevant and real-world curriculum, you will gain the technical skills needed to help companies manage their multimedia products and bring them to market. Apply innovative software systems and engineering principles in the workplace to apply your skills to help companies develop and grow their technology presence in the marketplace. Connect with faculty members who really know their industry. At Southern New Hampshire University, we keep classes small so that you can make the connections that make such a huge difference both during your time at SNHU and after. Take for example Professor Edward Brilliant - former Art Director at Seven45 Studios in Boston and credited for nine published games on consoles for... [-]

BSc in Creative Media and Film

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff

The bachelor of science degree in Creative Media and Film presents opportunities for students to create production house and film projects, including screenplays, as well as engaging in the critical analysis of a variety of media. [+]

Available Emphasis Areas: Documentary - Emphasis Filmmaking - Emphasis Media Studies - Emphasis The bachelor of science degree in Creative Media and Film presents opportunities for students to create production house and film projects, including screenplays, as well as engaging in the critical analysis of a variety of media. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Creative Media and Film? At the heart of the CMF major is storytelling. Whether through scriptwriting or production, you will examine and apply the traditions of cinema to tell your own visual and audio stories with documentary projects, fiction narrative shorts, and client-based commercial and promotional work. Through the production classes, you'll also be provided the skills and foundation to enter a variety of media industries or to start your own production house business. In the CMF major you'll develop a critical understanding of the social, cultural, and political functions of media production, developing a strong foundation to either pursue a career in media or to go on to graduate school to earn a Master's or MFA in filmmaking, documentary, or cinema, media, or cultural studies. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Director Producer Screenwriter Script supervisor Location manager Casting director Editor Start a production house business Commercial production A variety of television news positions Assistant producer Cinematographer Media critic Media educator Multimedia journalism (with additional classes in journalism) University Requirements To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally... [-]

Bachelor in Design and Drafting Technology

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Warrensburg

Design and Drafting Technology prepares individuals for technical positions leading to design and management opportunities in industry. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. Design and Drafting Technology prepares individuals for technical positions leading to design and management opportunities in industry. Why choose Design and Drafting Technology at UCM? This is the only four-year baccalaureate Design and Drafting Technology program in the country accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering. UCM's CADD facilities house more than 80 computers for students and are among the most technologically advanced in the Midwest. CADD labs are equipped with the latest workstations housing the most up-to-date software. What will I study? You will gain a broad-based background in CADD and elect an area of specialization tailored to your career goals. The areas of specialization include: Mechanical (Product/Machine) Design, Architectural/Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Piping/ Plumbing Systems, Civil/GIS, and Computer Graphics. Courses include: Civil Drafting Computer Graphics Structural Drafting Technical Illustration What can I do with a degree in Design and Drafting Technology? 3-D Renderer-Designer Car body designer Roller Coaster Designer Golf Course Designer How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects. In Design and Drafting Technology, there are several opportunities to be involved: American Design Drafting Association American Institute of Building Design [-]

Bachelor of Science in Game Programming

LaSalle College Vancouver
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Bachelor of Science in Game Programming degree program has a strong applied focus in programming, mathematics, physics, game development, game design and teamwork and is designed to prepare graduates to seek entry-level employment as a Video Game Programmer. The program is committed to the advancement of applied art, computer science, software programming and its role in the global culture. [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Game Programming degree program has a strong applied focus in programming, mathematics, physics, game development, game design and teamwork and is designed to prepare graduates to seek entry-level employment as a Video Game Programmer. The program is committed to the advancement of applied art, computer science, software programming and its role in the global culture. There’s a market for creative minds who have the talent and tenacity it takes to breathe life into the ideas behind video game levels, characters, and stories. Those who succeed in this competitive field are able to combine a programmer’s skills and an artist’s vision to take on both creative and technical challenges. If you think you’re ready to test yourself in that market, our Visual & Game Programming degree program is the place to start. Using industry-driven programming tools, you’ll enhance the skills you already have and develop the ones you’ll need to spark imaginations...and start a career where you do what you love. From start to finish, you’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It’ll be intense. Demanding. All-consuming. And totally worth it.... [-]


Bachelor in Game Programming

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2018 USA San Francisco

The Game Programming BS curriculum integrates the engineering and programming techniques used in game creation. With an emphasis on math and objective-oriented programming through the use of complex algorithms, students will develop strong problem-solving skills, learn to write efficient code, and collaborate with artists and designers to provide optimized solutions for game design. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. The Game Programming BS curriculum integrates the engineering and programming techniques used in game creation. With an emphasis on math and objective-oriented programming through the use of complex algorithms, students will develop strong problem-solving skills, learn to write efficient code, and collaborate with artists and designers to provide optimized solutions for game design. BS Game Programming Unit Requirements Major Coursework Core 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 units Liberal Arts 45 units TOTAL 120 units BS Game Programming Degree Requirements Minimum grade of C- in all major coursework and the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 108 Composition for the Artist LA 255 College Math LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations LA 293 Precalculus Minimum 2.0 GPA And the following general education requirements: 3 Written Communication courses 1 Fundamental Math course 1 Applied Math course 1 Math for Programming course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course 1 Historical Awareness course 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course 1 Art Historical Awareness course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BS Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Correctly apply math concepts to create functioning code Research and generate workable solutions under a deadline Create and execute plans to develop complex interactive software applications Technology Demonstrate proficiency with technology related to contemporary... [-]

BSc in Urban Studies and Public Policy

Dillard University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA New Orleans

The major in urban studies and public policy is designed to prepare students for careers in public service or private corporations involved in public issues. Career paths include government, law, city planning, non-profit management and public policy analysis. The curriculum explores urban issues in real estate development, transportation, land use and housing that focuses on finding solutions to inner-city problems such as unemployment, poverty and crime. [+]

Mission The major in urban studies and public policy is designed to prepare students for careers in public service or private corporations involved in public issues. Career paths include government, law, city planning, non-profit management and public policy analysis. The curriculum explores urban issues in real estate development, transportation, land use and housing that focuses on finding solutions to inner-city problems such as unemployment, poverty and crime. Student Learning Outcomes Understand the relationship between the urban environment and human behavior. Identify the causes and effect of urban problems. Quantify the costs and benefits of public programs in order to conduct rational policy analysis. Propose practical solutions to social problems. Communicate complex policy issues in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing. Influence the political process by explaining policy solutions to both public officials and the general public. Programs/Opportunities Students are offered the opportunity to gain practical experience in community affairs by working with: Dillard University Community Development Corporation (CDC). The Dillard CDC - a non-profit corporation involved in urban revitalization by offering city planning services to the community, as well as offering homebuyertraining and financial assistance to residents interested in purchasing or renovating homes in the Dillard neighborhood. Exceptional students are encouraged to participate in one of the joint master’s degree programs offered by the Department of Urban Studies and Public Policy. Three/two (3/2) programs are available with: New School University - Master of Arts Urban Policy Analysis and Management University of New Orleans - Master of... [-]

Bachelor (B.S.) in Digital Media, Major in Digital Art

Tribeca Flashpoint College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago + 1 more

Tribeca Flashpoint’s Bachelor’s in Digital Media, Digital Art Major, can prepare you to meet the growing demand for digital artists with the contemporary modeling, animation, motion graphics, and special effects skills that are breathing life into virtually all of today’s media. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. TURN YOUR LOVE OF ART INTO A 21ST CENTURY CAREER. Animation, modeling, and visual effects have become truly pervasive in today’s world—giving artists more opportunities than ever before to turn their skills and passions into realistic, fruitful careers in a vast range of industries. Once limited primarily to working on cartoons and action movies, today’s animators and visual effects professionals create characters and virtual environments for video games and mobile apps. They produce motion graphics for news media and television commercials. They develop 3D models of architecture projects, landscape plans, package designs, furniture pieces, and automobile prototypes. They produce animated simulations of crime scenes, for use in court proceedings. The list goes on and on, and there is no denying that the digital age has spurred an exciting renaissance of careers for artists. Tribeca Flashpoint’s Bachelor’s in Digital Media, Digital Art Major, can prepare you to meet the growing demand for digital artists with the contemporary modeling, animation, motion graphics, and special effects skills that are breathing life into virtually all of today’s media. MORE REASONS TO CHOOSE TRIBECA FLASHPOINT'S DIGITAL ART PROGRAM: Online or on-ground in downtown Chicago. Accelerated option to complete your degree in less than three years. Opportunities to transfer in your previously-earned credits. Financial Aid for those who qualify. Opportunities to work on real-world client projects as well as your own passion projects—building your confidence, skills, and a professional portfolio of experience to help you... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development

Harrington College of Design
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Chicago

In Harrington College of Design’s Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development program, students can develop the critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities needed to design beautiful and useful technologies for an ever-changing a digital society. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Web Design and DevelopmentIn Harrington College of Design’s Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development program, students can develop the critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities needed to design beautiful and useful technologies for an ever-changing a digital society.Harrington’s holistic “Doing to Learn” approach can help students acquire a complete perspective. Topics in our web design courses move from color theory, graphic design, typography, audio, video, and advanced interactivity to advanced programming, electronics, database management, project administration, and user experience design.

OverviewHarrington's BS in Web Design and Development cultivates curious minds to imagine and implement creative solutions to improve the human experience of using the internet. It combines liberal arts and computer science to provide a lasting foundation for learning and synthesizing emerging technology.  You can learn to:... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications

Chowan University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Murfreesboro

With an eye to the future, Chowan is creating a setting where creativity and innovation will merge to produce a student that is aesthetically, theoretically, and technologically trained in graphic design, interactive design, print technology, packaging design, and/or studio art. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications With an eye to the future, Chowan is creating a setting where creativity and innovation will merge to produce a student that is aesthetically, theoretically, and technologically trained in graphic design, interactive design, print technology, packaging design, and/or studio art. By combining its technological resources and faculty expertise, the university will renew its efforts to develop students’ creative ideas, artistic ability, self-expression, and professional skills as they study video, digital design, print design, drawing, digital imaging, packaging, web design, photography, painting, ceramics, mixed media, etc., at the intersection of art and technology. Whether using “centuries-old methods or by pushing the boundaries of digital creativity,” the department will produce unique and confident graduates with the skills that contemporary print technology, design, and the arts demand. The William A. Krueger School of Graphic Communications at Chowan University is a 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that offers curriculum in both print and digital media from graphic design to finishing. Our award-winning faculty and students have established the Krueger School as a perennial awarding-winning leader in the printing and packaging industry. The School of Graphic Communications offers students a well-rounded and comprehensive educational experience in the graphic communications, packaging, and imaging industries. The facilities in Green Hall include a fully equipped Mac Lab for art students featuring Adobe Creative Suite software, spacious classrooms for 2D studio work, like drawing, painting and printmaking studios with equipment for those... [-]

BSc in Art History or Studio Art

Millsaps College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Jackson

The Department of Art at Millsaps College provides a program for strengthening your understanding of the visual arts through studio as well as art history courses. You'll explore a variety of forms of creative expression, learning to set each within its broader cultural context. In the course of your work toward the major or minor, you'll find yourself developing a voice and a vision - a new mode of seeing and a... [+]

BSc in Art History or Studio Art The Department of Art at Millsaps College provides a program for strengthening your understanding of the visual arts through studio as well as art history courses. You'll explore a variety of forms of creative expression, learning to set each within its broader cultural context. In the course of your work toward the major or minor, you'll find yourself developing a voice and a vision - a new mode of seeing and a new form of communication that involves both a deeper connection and a widened perspective. Through the process of creating, your ability to communicate will be enhanced, and through the process of writing and talking about creative production, your skills as a critical thinker will mature. Art History The art history program will enrich your understanding of the art of Western civilization by setting it within its broader social and cultural context and by seriously considering the variety of alternatives and responses to the Western tradition. Courses such as Women Artists, Topics in World Art, Methodologies, and Museum Studies help to balance the traditional chronological period courses. Even within these period courses, various thematic issues and theoretical approaches will help to unify your studies in the history of art. You will explore artistic meaning through responsive as well as analytical discussion and writing, and will learn to trust and strengthen your own voice at the same time that you acquire an understanding of the vocabulary and methods of analysis of the discipline... [-]

Bachelor in Video Game Design

New England Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Warwick

Prepare for a career in Game Development and Simulation Programming, building on the foundation of your associate degree. Gain skills necessary to implement games on various platforms, including phones, handheld devices, Nintendo, and Xbox. Work toward your capstone project, teaming with others to design and develop a game for review by three faculty members. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018. Prepare for a career in Game Development and Simulation Programming, building on the foundation of your associate degree. Gain skills necessary to implement games on various platforms, including phones, handheld devices, Nintendo, and Xbox. Work toward your capstone project, teaming with others to design and develop a game for review by three faculty members. Career Possibilities Game Designer Game Programmer Software Engineer Web Developer System Developer The Bachelor of Science in Game Development and Simulation Programming will prepare students for careers in game programming and software engineering. The program builds on the foundations laid in the associate degree program with emphasis placed on acquiring the technical skills necessary to implement games on a variety of platforms including phones, handheld devices, and XBox. Through a combination of theoretical and hands-on state-of-the-art laboratory experiences, small class sizes led by experienced instructors, the program emphasizes application of knowledge to the design and development of games and simulations in order to prepare students for the exciting field of game development as well as for the simulation industry. Students will learn how to design games, will be introduced to the game development process, will hone people skills and communications skills through team-based projects and presentations, will master coding languages such as C++, and will learn the use of industry-standard software packages. An important component of the curriculum is building a portfolio that will include the 2D games developed by students. Through studying and applying... [-]