While the field of game art and animation represents and exploding industry that is expanding every day, there's a catch: only the most highly qualified graduates will gain entrance. So, getting the right combination of education and experience will be critical to your success. Champlain College prepares its students with the proper skill set to achieve just that. A BS in Game Art & Animation will provide you with the essential how-to skills needed, such as:
- Collaborating with others to create a game
- Ability to take critiques
- Creating models, animations, sculptures and concepts both 2D and 3D
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Master Game Art & Animation
- Thanks to our Upside-Down Curriculum, you'll be taking Game History & Development and Visual Digital Fundamentals, as well as at least two other courses from the Game Art & Animation curriculum in your first year at Champlain.
- Our field-tested Game Art & Animation faculty will teach you the technical and creative expertise you need stand out in this highly competitive field.
- Build a highly marketable resume and portfolio through our extensive Game Art & Animation internship opportunities.
- Present your finished games at the Annual Game Development Senior Show, attended by recruiters from companies such as Ubisoft, Gameloft Montreal, Gameloft New York, Dreamkind, Hit Point Studios, Turbine, Behaviour (Montreal) and Gamepub.
- Gain a global perspective by taking a semester abroad. Opportunities are built right into the program so you can spend a semester studying in Montreal Canada, the second-largest game development center in the world; You can also choose to study at our Dublin campus, or anywhere in the world through our study-abroad partners.
- This major will teach you to design characters, props and landscapes. Learn the other skills you will master in the Game Art & Animation major.
- You are part of the generation that changed how (and where!) we view media, now start determining its future. Envision your Career Success at Champlain.
- Find out what you need to know to Apply to this popular major.