Keeping up-to-date on the latest hardware and software will give you a leg up in the job market.
All Animation & Motion Media majors are required to have an Apple laptop computer by the beginning of their freshman year. Computers are used extensively by Animation & Motion Media majors in most animation, digital video, and other motion media courses throughout their academic career. Please note that technology and software purchases qualify for educational rates. Ask for educational prices before purchasing.
Requirements for animation students (as of Fall 2015) are:
Check to see if your renters insurance will cover accidental damage, or contact these companies:
Please contact the Animation and Motion Media Faculty or Academic computing before using alternatives.
Contact your advisor or Academic Computing if you have any questions.
Visit the Technology Requirements page for the complete list of computer and technology requirements by department.
Students who wish to expand their computers should look into options for more RAM or Storage.
Adjunct Animation Faculty
Assistant Professor of Animation and Motion Media
Animation Student Work
All Art and Design Majors and Minors
First Year Foundation Student Work
Liberal Arts and General Education
Animation and Motion Media
BFA and Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teacher of Visual Art
Art History Minor
Book Art Minor
Digital Video Minor
Fine Arts Minor
Visual Narrative Minor
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One-Year Cost: Full-Time
One-Year Cost: Part-Time
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