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Degree in Digital Media

Gaming and Animation Focus

Gaming, animation, and simulation are areas where there is a demand for technically proficient individuals with multiple skillsets ready to handle any task. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the need for 6,000 Animators and Technical artists by 2024. In the BS in Digital Media at Eastern Illinois University students will learn in Gaming, Animation, and Simulation courses, through hands on experience, how to do the following:

  • Game development
  • Motion Capture
  • 3D modeling and design
  • Character and object animation
  • Object oriented programming
  • Virtual reality simulation

Students will use in their coursework game development and animation software as well as hardware such as virtual reality headsets, motion capture suits, and motion tracking cameras. This area of focus will prepare students to work in professions such as:

  • Technical artist
  • Animator
  • Game Developer
  • Graphic Design
  • Game Programmer

The following courses are offered in the Gaming, Animation, and Simulation Focus Area:

Click here to see a four-year plan of study in Digital Media.

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Want to learn more about the Degree in Digital Media? Contact the Digital Media Program Coordinator Gabe Grant

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