The Associate of Applied Science degree 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.

The degree program articulates with the CAD for Manufacturing undergraduate certificate, the Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology and other select bachelor's degrees at Ken State.

Fully Offered at:

  • Tuscarawas Campus

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Twinsburg Academic Center, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

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. Understand 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