Video Games are one of the most important art forms in history.
— Chris Melissinos, TIME magazine 2015

BCAA's Entertainment & Game Arts degree is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to jump start and pursue professional paths in the one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Below you will find a listing of the required courses and electives to complete this degree.

Required Courses


AA 100: Sketchbook I - (3 hr.)

AA 110: Composition & Color Theory I - (3 hr.)

AA 111: Fundamentals of Light and Form - (3 hr.)

AA 113: Figure Drawing I: Observational Figure Drawing - (3 hr.)

AA 115: Linear Perspective - (3 hr.)

AA 125: Media I - (3 hr.)

AA 127Digital Photography for Artists - (3 hr.)

AA 200: Visual Narrative - (3 hr.)

AA 204: Digital and Traditional Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 210: Composition & Color Theory II - (3 hr.)

AA 213: Figure Drawing II: Constructive Figure Drawing - (3 hr.)

AA 240: Vehicle and Prop Design - (3 hr.)

AA 313Figure Drawing III - (3 hr.)

AA 315Character and Environment Design - (3 hr.)

AA 325Rendering and Stylization for Entertainment Art - (3 hr.)

AA 333: Figure Drawing IV - (3 hr.)

AA 335: Dynamic Sketching, and Referencing for Entertainment Design - (3 hr.)

AA 345: Creature Design - (3 hr.)

AA 347: Digital Environment and Matte Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 355: Portfolio IIA - (3 hr.)

AA 365: Portfolio IIB - (3 hr.)

AA 375: Intellectual Property Development for Portfolio - (3 hr.)

AA 385: Senior Project for Entertainment and Game Arts - (3 hr.)

Electives


AA 250Still Life Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 160: Character Design - (3 hr.)

AA 260: Landscape Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 270: Cast Drawing - (3 hr.)

AA 280: Head Drawing and Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 390Principles of Animation - (3 hr.)

 

 

Note: Any course with an AA designation can be taken as an elective.

These courses are 69 hours of required coursework for the Entertainment and Game Arts program. Students are also required to take 15 hours of online electives and 40 hours of online core liberal arts courses to be eligible for graduation.

Course fees are $545 per credit hour.