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The Associate in Science in Animation degree program is designed as a transfer program in the rapidly growing field of animation, including the areas of feature film production, television production, independent short-film production, video game design, advertising, and more. Emphasis is placed on creative avenues for problem-solving skills, leadership, personal expression, and solid foundational animation and art skills. Industry-standard and innovative traditional and digital techniques are introduced, all within the historical framework of accepted principles of animation and cinematography.
Program Goals and Objectives
  • To assure that graduates meet seven of the ten SUNY General Education Goals with 30 credits.
  • To cultivate graduates with high-quality and competitive skills for their future career path.
  • To prepare graduates for transfer into baccalaureate degree programs in Animation.

Alumni Spotlight

Anastasia Ackerson ’21

“What I like most about animation at SUNY Niagara are the professors and their teaching style. The way they teach is not about talent or quantity, but improvement, quality, and trying your best. The professors are understanding and will help you achieve your goals. This way of teaching is rare but highly effective!”

Anastasia Ackerson

Program Contact

Bob Borgatti
Program Coordinator
Phone: 716-614-6793
Location: F-141
Division Office: 716-614-6460