Academic Catalog 2019–2020

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Minor in Animation


The minor in animation offers students an introduction to the theory and practice of animation, including its relationship to the history of art and cinema, creative writing and basic film production. It provides students with an opportunity to create both personal and collaborative work in a wide range of genres, from traditional character to contemporary experimental and computer animation. The program culminates in a screening and/or exhibition of the final outcome.


The mission of the Minor in Animation program is to enable students to create advanced animation productions.

Program Objectives

A Minor in Animation seeks to

1.      expose students to local and international animations and
2.      equip students with advanced skills in animation design

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Minor in Animation, students will:

1.      understand emerging practices within the field of animation,
2.      analyze and apply critical thinking on animation,
3.      conduct visual and narrative research,
4.      acquire a comprehensive knowledge of techniques in animation, and
5.      develop evocative animations


A total of 18 credits are required to graduate with a Minor in Animation, distributed as follows:

  • Core Courses (9 credits)
  • Electives (9 credits)

Core Courses (9 credits)

Electives (9 credits)