Go from watching to creating animation — and turn your creative concepts into reality — with a minor in Animation.

Get a solid foundation in drawing, playwriting and sequential art. Then learn how to concept, script, storyboard, design sound for and produce your own animated film. Plus, you’ll develop cutting-edge game animation skills.

Animation studio Rooster Teeth helped make Central Texas one of the top centers for animation jobs in the country. Austin is also one of the fastest-growing cities for film, gaming and a host of developing industries. St. Edward’s will help you find internships to learn from the best. 

For more information about the Animation minor, please contact Hollis Hammonds, chair of the Department of Visual Studies

Required Courses

Students who wish to earn an Animation minor must take the following coursework, totaling 24 hours. This includes these required courses: 

  • Foundation Drawing
  • Playwriting Workshop I
  • Sequential Art
  • Foundations of Animation
  • Introduction to Game Audio
  • Introduction to Game Animation
  • Advanced Game Animation
  • Animation Production

Are you a current student? Contact your advisor for next steps on declaring your major or minor.