About the Program

If your passion is animation for films or concept art for video games or anything in-between, this program is for you!

Cogswell College's Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Art & Animation is designed to prepare students for exciting careers throughout the entertainment, media and art industries. Through our unique project-based approach to learning, students gain hands-on experience using the latest tools and applications.

Early classes develop build a foundation in traditional art while senior level courses offer collaborate projects that mirror industry studios. Through the guidance of our industry-experienced faculty, students will focus in the areas of 3D Animation, Entertainment Design, 3D Modeling, or Technical Art.

Our goal is to ensure that students leave Cogswell with the creative and technical skills required to work professionally in the fields of computer animation, art direction, visual effects and many other digital art related career paths. Upon completion, students will have generated an extensive portfolio of work to help them get a start in the entertainment industry.

  • Beautiful render of a 3D modeled and textured Earth
  • Concept design of a dragon, painted in Photoshop
  • Digital render of the animation short Worlds Apart - a student created film
  • 3D model of a car created in Autodesk Maya