B.A. in Animation

Top 15 Most Affordable Bachelor's Degrees in Animation

Nationally Rated "A" University for Comprehensive Liberal Arts Curriculum

Top 20 Best Animation Programs in the South

Animate Your World

You're passionate about bringing art to life. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Animation will equip you to create, innovate, and collaborate in visual storytelling. And you'll learn at one of the most technologically advanced communication facilities on the East Coast.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Access cutting-edge computer animation software and design studios.

FUEL YOUR PASSION

Combine your talent for technology with your passion for the arts.

BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO

Jumpstart your career with a professional portfolio (i.e., reel) to show potential employers.

Presented from a Christian worldview, this in-demand animation degree is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

On Campus in Virginia Beach

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


On Campus

SESSION START:

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120 +

APPROVED DEGREE PLAN: Click to download PDF

Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.A. in Animation, you will be able to:

  • Write, storyboard, and create digital special effects using advanced 3-D computer generated techniques.
  • Understand the animation process from conceptualization and modeling to digital cinematography and postproduction.
  • Budget, create business plans, pitch concepts, and market your animation capabilities.

Career Opportunities

  • Animator
  • Graphic designer
  • Game developer
  • Creative director

8% Projected growth in multimedia and animation employment from 2016 to 2026. -Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

Show the list of all course fees.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.

Requirements

All students are required to have a laptop that is powerful enough to run Autodesk's Maya and their own copies of required software. See hardware requirements and necessary software.

B.A. in Animation