A degree in computer animation, gaming animation, or visual effects lands graduates jobs in the multi-million industries of video games, movies and animated TV shows, just to name a few possibilities. Animation study programs include art classes in computer animation, gaming animation, and visual effects. New computer-based software programs are taught to students enrolled in the program so that technology is combined with art and design classes to create a well-rounded education platform for animation degree graduates. If students wish to specialize in video game animation, they may be required to take some additional classes in the program dealing with art for video games and designing for gaming.
The online courses offered in bachelor and master degree programs educate students with the professional knowledge, skills, and values that they will need to apply to a rapidly to changing animation and entertainment industry.
Online courses in animation are convenient for both full-time and part-time students. Students can log-on to complete assignments online when it is convenient for them. Animation students who are enrolled in an online program can also complete the program at their own pace. Once an assignment is completed, students can then move on to the next one. Students who are enrolled in online animation programs will need to have access to a computer that is connected to the Internet.
Graduates with animation degrees tend to go into careers working as animators for feature films, television, the Internet, CD-ROM production, as well as product design/visualization, architecture, and interior design.