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Animation, Minor

The Animation minor immerses student in the creation of animated artwork and assets for short animated films, game art and promotion, documentary films, visualization, motion graphics, illustration, and interactive art.

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  • Interests

The Animation minor immerses student in the creation of animated artwork and assets for short animated films, game art and promotion, documentary films, visualization, motion graphics, illustration, and interactive art. An intensive studio program, this curriculum seeks to immerse students in the knowledge, experience and techniques of animation, informed by theory, experimentation and critique. Extensive digital imaging and interactive media editing and production facilities afford students the opportunity to become proficient in the emerging practices necessary for remarkable work.

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Interests of Animation, Minor Students

  • animated
  • arts
  • Branding
  • creativity
  • design
  • directing
  • film
  • films
  • Games
  • illustration
  • interactive art
  • motion graphics
  • storytelling
  • technology
  • video

Co-op Opportunities

  • National Geographic Learning
  • Hasbro
    Pawtucket, RI
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Career Opportunities

  • Multidisciplinary Skills
    • Concept Development
    • Advanced 3D Animation Production
    • Editing and Advanced Post-Production Visual FX
  • Careers of Tomorrow
    • 3D FX Artist/Director Cinematic Artist
    • CG Artist/ Director
    • Technical Artist/ Director
    • VFX Artist/ Director
    • Cinematic Artist
    • Environmental Artist
    • Creative Director
    • Art Director

Animation, Minor Requirements

Requirements for Art and Design Majors

Note: This minor is not available to students in the BFA in media arts program or any media arts combined major.

GPA Requirement

2.500 GPA required in the minor

*For complete program course listing, visit the University course catalog.

Resources for Current Students

Course Catalog

Visit the Registrar website for a course catalog and information on university core requirements.

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Program Coordinators:

Celia Pearce

Associate Professor

c.pearce@northeastern.edu

Department Chair:

Tad Hirsch

Department Chair, Professor

tad.hirsch@northeastern.edu

Administrators:

Dara-Lynn Pelechatz

Administrative Officer

d.pelechatz@northeastern.edu
617-373-5242

Nhora Delgado

Administrative Assistant

n.delgado@northeastern.edu
617-373-4340

Zohreh Firouzabadian

Academic Manager

z.firouzabadian@northeastern.edu
617-373-8296

Academic Advisors:

Greg Zuch

Academic Advisor

g.zuch@northeastern.edu
617-373-7942

Jocelyn Faber

Academic Advisor

j.faber@northeastern.edu
617-373-3701

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