BEAU’s Visual Design (BFA) with a specialization in Game Art program can provide you with a solid foundation in 2D and 3D character design principles. You’ll learn to network with professionals and create compelling computer-generated content that could lead to an exhilarating career in the video game industry. By taking classes full-time at 15 credits per quarter, year-round, you can earn your BFA in Visual Design with a specialization in Game Art in as little as three years.*
You’ll learn from industry-experienced instructors who bring their real-world knowledge to you.
You’ll learn the fundamentals of creating a two-dimensional game. You’ll explore basic programming or scripting through programs such as Flash or SCRATCH. Through your courses you’ll complete a functioning 2D game.
You’ll learn to create a rich gaming environment through the development of all of the little gadgets and gizmos that fill up a scene. You’ll learn to use ZBrush and Maya and produce a model suitable for a Next-Gen game.
You’ll learn what it takes to breathe life and emotion into a 3D character. In a team environment, you’ll create an animated sequence for a game.
*You’ll prepare for careers as a multimedia artist and animator in the gaming industry through a balance of technical skills in model creation, texturing, lighting, rigging, and various aspects of animating with the ability to develop the ideas behind the content.