What is the top animation school program in Idaho for 2022?
|University of Idaho
Our 2022 ranking -our eleventh annual- of the top animation school program in Idaho. For an explanation of the ranking criteria, click here.
1. University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
University of Idaho (U of I) offers a BS in Virtual Technology & Design (VTD). Housed in the College or Art and Architecture (CAA), VTD is an interdisciplinary program that explores animation, storytelling, computer science, engineering, art and design, VR/AR, games, visual effects, and more. VTD allows students to create a focus in an area such as Entertainment, Simulation, Visualization, or Innovation. Electives provide additional opportunities to take courses that support the students career goals.
Students in this 120 credit hour program have opportunities to gain experience by working with clients on real projects, and in campus facilities such as the CAA Technical Design Studio, Virtual Reality Lab, and Student Design Center. Experience is also acquired in classes such as World Building 1-4, Cross Reality, Advanced Modeling, Virtual Design, Visual Effects, Integrated Design, Theory & Application of VR, and Advanced Lighting and Materials. BS students will also complete the Design Capstone across two classes during the final year of the program.
Graduates will leave the University of Idaho BS in VTD Program with experience and a professional portfolio of their best design work.
Established in 1889, University of Idaho it the state’s Land-Grant University. The school has four campuses in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Falls, and Moscow, Idaho, and more than a dozen research centers and institutes across the state. U of I serves 11,300 students enrolled in over 300 degree programs in 10 colleges and schools. The University of Idaho is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).