Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Visual Arts with Concentration in Animation and Computer Arts, Graphic Design or Media Art
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $4,208, nonresidents $12,776 for the 2011 – 2012 school year
104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70504
Scope of Program:
Art students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette take foundation courses in art history, drawing and design before beginning studio work in their chosen concentrations. Animation and Computer Arts students focus on 3D graphics, character animation and rigging, Maya, procedural animation and stop-motion. Students create an animated short as their senior project. Graphic Design students concentrate on computer-based design, typography, design concept development, design history, corporate identity and branding and print design. Students create a senior project. Media Art students complete coursework in computer arts, electronic display, animation and digital video.
All Animation and Computer Arts, Graphic Design and Media Art students must purchase an Apple laptop computer with appropriate software. Merit and need-based scholarships are available. Louisiana residents are encouraged to apply for the merit-based TOPS award and other state-sponsored scholarships.