Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Studies in North America

Compare BSc Degrees in Art Studies in North America 2018

Art Studies

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.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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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. ... [-]


BSc in Photography

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

This Bachelor of Science in Photography will provide experience, training, and theory in the techniques of digital photography as well as the opportunity for students to develop their creative eye. [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Field Photography - Emphasis Studio Photography - Emphasis

This Bachelor of Science in Photography will provide experience, training, and theory in the techniques of digital photography as well as the opportunity for students to develop their creative eye. The coursework includes studio and location photography, the use of computer image adjustment, working with light, and managing workflow. In addition, the core communication courses provide the essential skills of writing, critical thinking, and communication. Students who pursue this degree will have the opportunity to participate in fieldwork and will be required to produce a senior portfolio project.... [-]


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 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. [+]

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

Why choose Design and Drafting Technology at U.C.M.?

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.

U.C.M.'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.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Digital Entertainment Technology (BSc)

Abilene Christian University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Abilene

Creating digital content for video games, movies, and online and mobile apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. This portfolio-driven program will equip you with tools needed to embark on an exciting freelance career or to pursue graduate studies in film production, game development or level design. [+]

Creating digital content for video games, movies, and online and mobile apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. This portfolio-driven program will equip you with tools needed to embark on an exciting freelance career or to pursue graduate studies in film production, game development or level design.

The Bachelor of Science in digital entertainment technology curriculum can guide you toward roles in game design, mobile development or cinematics. As a DET student, you’ll learn about the entire creative process—from concept and design to scripting and production. You’ll also explore theories in art, design, and storytelling, and hone your career focus as you concentrate in one of three exciting areas.... [-]


Bachelor's Degree in Animation & Visual Effects

SAE Institute North America
Campus Full time 32 months May 2018 USA Emeryville

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. [+]

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 as 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.... [-]


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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 aesthetical, theoretically, and technologically trained in graphic design, interactive design, print technology, packaging design, and/or studio art. [+]

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 aesthetical, 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.... [-]


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.... [-]


BSc in Art

Lincoln University Of Missouri
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 USA Jefferson City

The art program provides a positive environment where students can explore their own creativity and freely express themselves through art. [+]

Mission

The art program provides a positive environment where students can explore their own creativity and freely express themselves through art. Students will have the opportunity to improve their artistry by honing their technical, analytical and writing skills. The faculty is committed to helping students explore and perfect the individual expression of their own identities as artists and persons, according to their abilities and interests.

A thorough and varied curriculum offers a solid base for careers in art education, commercial design, studio art, or graduate study. Courses in drawing, painting, watercolor, commercial art, design and color theory, ceramics, jewelry, fibers, sculpture, art history, printmaking, and art education are offered.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]