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Regional College

Regional College

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Design, Animation and Game Design provides students with coursework in design, animation, game design and virtual reality. Computer-aided design (CAD) is used throughout the program for computer modeling and multimedia development. This program prepares students for entry-level positions as technical illustrators, drafter/designer technicians in business and computer animation and game design industries, as well as in the field of multimedia development. This major articulates with the CAD for Manufacturing certificate and selected baccalaureate degrees; please contact an advisor for more information. This program is available at the Tuscarawas Campus, with coursework available at the Kent and Stark Campuses.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include jobs in computer aided design, multimedia development, technical illustration, web support and the growing field of computer animation.

Admission Requirements

All seven of Kent State’s regional campuses are accessible to students who hold a high school diploma or GED. Admission decisions are based on cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. Check with the Regional Campus Admissions Offices to determine application requirements, as they may differ among campuses.

For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 61 credit hours. Minimum 2.000 overall and major GPA.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate entry level skills in design, animation, game design  and virtual reality.
  2. Demonstrate comprehensive skills in drafting/designing and multimedia development.
  3. Demonstrate thorough understanding of professional engineering and ethical responsibilities with illustrations with real world cases.
  4. Demonstrate an ability for effective oral, graphic and written communication.
  5. Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.