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Explore your passion for design and storytelling. Learn from with gifted, Christ-centered faculty. Prepare for careers in animation, illustration, visual arts, design, 3D multimedia, and storytelling.
Deepen your skills built by professionals from PIXAR and other major film studios. Work with professional grade tools in Northwestern’s design lab, including:
Learn aesthetic concepts and use visual and audio technology to create animated designs. Tour local art and design centers with classmates. Take advantage of networking opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving art and business industries.
There are a variety of career and academic pathways that begin with a degree in animation and illustration.
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of Northwestern’s Art and Design graduates felt professionally prepared by their education
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You will develop critical thinking skills, learn to analyze, and become focused on technical production.
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