When it comes to finding success as a digital artist, originality is key. As you search for a university to help you take your talents to the next level, you want to find a school that:
Broadview Entertainment Arts University, BEAU for short, excels in providing you with this type of individualized education. We put all our efforts into helping you advance your visual arts or audio engineering career.
BEAU’s mission and vision can be summed up in two words: we care.
We are focused on reminding you, as a student, that BEAU cares—cares not only about your success school but also in your career. BEAU recognizes that maintaining supportive relationships with students, faculty, and student’s future employers is key.
BEAU offers a variety of digital arts programs that can help you meet your professional goals.
Do you love to mix sound and develop new and innovative audio? If so, BEAU’s AAS in Professional Audio Engineering may be right for you. With a consistent course load, this degree can be obtained in as few as 18 months.
In this AAS program, you will learn about:
Courses such as Essentials of Pro Tools and Pro Tools Production Essentials will prepare you to certify in this digital audio workstation. Classes like these ensure you enter the workforce with cutting edge skills.
If you already have an associate’s degree, or are looking to dive straight into a bachelor’s degree program, BEAU has you covered. Within its Visual Design program, BEAU offers four specializations, including Comic & Sequential Art, Digital Film, Game Art, and Graphic Design. Taking a full course load, you can complete your BFA program in any of these specializations in as little as three years.
Interested in creating full 2D and 3D animations? At BEAU you can choose the Animation specialization for your B.F.A. in Visual Design.
Some of the most impassioned instructors in the industry will teach you to use the latest in animation software.
You will create amazing lifelike 2D and 3D characters that convey emotion, story and movements both realistic and stylized.
With a full-time, year-round commitment of 15 credits a quarter, you can earn you BFA in Visual Design with a specialization in Animation in 3 short years. You will be positioned to launch into the likes of professions.
Careers that animation students go on to pursue include:
Through BEAU’s Comic & Sequential Art program you can develop the skills and knowledge you need to turn characters, environments, and dialogues into fully realized stories. You will have opportunities to professionally network and to learn about the comic book and self-publishing industries.
By taking courses that zero in on the industry-specific skills, such as Fantasy Drawing and Sequential Art Publishing, you will be more prepared than students whose exposure to the comic and sequential art industry is more generalized.
In BEAU’s digital film specialization, you will take classes that translate directly into professional digital film art.
During the program you will take preproduction to post-production courses. By the time you’ve graduate, you’ll be able to create a comprehensive short film that’s edited and finished in high-definition video.
If you are interested in game art, BEAU can provide you with a solid foundation in 2D and 3D character design principles. In the Game Art specialization, you will learn to create compelling computer-generated content that can lead to an exhilarating career in the video game industry.
Through your courses you will complete a functioning 2D game, and, in a team environment, you will create an animated sequence for a game. Along the way, you’ll also forge a network with professionals who can help you develop your career.
BEAU’s graphic design program will prepare you for a career as a graphic or web designer or to work in graphics environments at large and small businesses or in your own freelance enterprise. As a student, you will learn to
Because BEAU’s commitment is to prepare career-focused graduates, each course is designed to provide professional skills for the real world. Your degree may include classes like:
You will also get the opportunity to use HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery languages to create mobile applications for multiple mobile devices.
The Graphic Design Art curriculum ensures that you are ready to work independently to create projects following graduation.
BEAU students are a wonderfully eclectic mix of individuals of all ages from all walks of life. Taking into account that many potential art students are looking to obtain their degree without having to leave their full-time employment, BEAU offers programs that specifically cater to working students.
Many students have already invested in advancing their professional careers. In some instances, BEAU offers course credits for students’ full-time work or military experience. This credit speeds up the time to graduation.
We know our students are ready to take their learning to the next level. BEAU’s instructors are industry leaders who infuse years of hands-on, real-time experience into their teaching. The connections and knowledge they have gained from working in your future industry are invaluable. At BEAU, we care about providing an education that will propel you to excellence.