Course Type: Undergraduate
Career Path: Arts
Course Category: BA
An extraordinary animator is one who utilizes their limitless imagination to integrate art and story, making the impossible, real.
At Webster University, undergraduate students pursuing an Animation degree will work with 2D, 3D and Effects on industry standard tools.
Animation graduates from the School of Communications become successful professionals and have worked on Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Zootopia and Godzilla.
The BA in animation offers students the opportunity to learn core principles and techniques focusing on storytelling, motion, drawing, performance and expression through traditional and digital forms.
Each student will undertake an intensive course of study including character animation, experimental concepts, fine art techniques and diverse applications, building a strong, global foundation before embarking upon an eventual area of concentration.
Successful graduates of the Animation program will be able to:
• Create animation with fundamental and technical proficiency
• Express visual concepts artistically
• Integrate storytelling and performance
• Synthesize theory and practice creating animation from a global perspective
•Signed Application Form
•Proof of English Proficiency:
– TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80
– IELTS: 6.0
– Pearson: 53
•High School Transcript
•Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV)
•One Letter of Recommendation
•Certificate of Finance showing *
•Copy of Passport ID Page
•Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students)
•Some programs have additional entry requirements. Please contact your advisor for more information.
4 years (128 Credit Hours)
Campus Based: Yes
Locations: St. Louis Webster Groves
Intake: August -17, January-18
Values, Vision & Characteristics
Global. Action-oriented. Academically excellent.
You are unique, so is Webster. From our historic Webster Groves campus to locations worldwide, every Webster University campus is inviting and personal — with an esteemed student-focused faculty. Our programs are flexible and our reach is global; both our students and faculty are from around the world creating a diverse learning environment.
Learn what makes Webster as unique as you are — and how we can provide the quality education, personal attention, diverse community, and global experience you are looking for.
Distinctive student experience.
Students experience an ideal, student-centered environment with small classes and personalized learning
Students attend from across the United States and from more than 100 countries
Diversity and inclusion are core values—we offer a welcoming environment
Distinguished faculty members offer the right balance of global scholarship and professional experience
Travel awards available – your opportunity to travel to worldwide Webster locations with Webster faculty and students