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Explore new career options as you learn to create professional-quality animation work.

Why Minor in Animation?

The 21st century is enjoying a golden age of animation: Skilled animators are needed in all areas of commercial film and television production, while independent creators nationwide are bringing their ideas to life in the thriving alternative animation industry. Tap into this surging demand with a minor in animation, where you’ll hone your creative, communication and technical skills and cultivate a unique artistic vision.

Why Minor in Animation at Adelphi?

  • Immerse yourself in Adelphi’s diverse, supportive learning environment, featuring small classes and personalized attention from our world-class faculty.
  • Benefit from our comprehensive curriculum that incorporates both contemporary and traditional approaches to animation, enabling you to work comfortably in either commercial or independent production.
  • Gain the tools to develop your own individual animated narrative through our special emphasis on character animation and storytelling.

92%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022
of our baccalaureate graduates say that Adelphi University increased their intellectual curiosity, ability and potential
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022

The animation minor is for students who have a passion for animation and storytelling and a longing to see their images come to life on the screen.

Geoff Grogan Associate Professor, Art and Art History

Program Info

How Do I Declare a Minor?

Consult your adviser as soon as possible to discuss the minor’s requirements. When you’re ready to declare, complete the Change of Major/Minor form on the Registrar website.

The minor in animation overlaps with degree requirements in both studio art and communications.

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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