Animation and 3D Student
College of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Animation and 3D

Art, Technology and Storytelling Combine for Dynamic Career Options

Drawing, animation, character creation, rigging, morphing, particles, texturing, lighting—it’s all part of WilmU’s Animation and 3D bachelor’s degree program. Computer-generated graphics are used commercially every day in nearly every industry, and WilmU’s 100% online animation bachelor’s degree will prepare you for a vibrant career in this expanding field.

Robust 3D Animation Curriculum That Builds Mastery

The core of this animation and 3D degree program focuses on critical skillsets: the hand-drawn art of animation, digital 2D animation, 3D sculpting and 3D animation. In addition, you’ll gain skills in graphic design, compositing and sound.

Build Your Resumé and Animation Skills

Under the guidance of faculty with extensive field experience, you’ll explore real-world production concepts and will learn to practice a professional animation workflow. You’ll build and refine your skills using industry standard software—including Harmony ToonBoom and SideFX Houdini—and will graduate with a professional portfolio, ready to share with prospective employers.


Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ (DCA) Accelerated Options

Use elective courses in this bachelor's program to complete a related Dual-Credit Certificate® while you earn your degree. Dual-Credit courses can be applied to both this program and other, related WilmU programs. You may want to consider:

Interested in getting a head start on a master’s degree? Students may be eligible to incorporate five graduate-level Digital Communication courses into this program — at the undergraduate tuition rate! These courses and their credits would apply to both programs:

Learn more about DCA.

Finish your BS in Animation and 3D degree faster by transferring credits.
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your Animation and 3D degree.

The Animation and 3D degree is available in the following formats and locations:



Career and Industry Outlook for BS in Animation and 3D Graduates

Enter into a growing field, or advance in your current position. The BS in Animation and 3D provides many options. Learn more about Career Resources.



Animation evokes the idea of cartoons and entertainment, but in today’s world, animation and 3D have applications in many industries, like health care, architecture, agriculture, and education. This bachelor’s program thoroughly prepares students in the art and technology of animation and 3D. —Timothy Day, program chair
Tim Day, program chair

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