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USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
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Game Art (BFA)

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game Art is a unique four-year program offered by the School of Cinematic Arts. Students study within the framework that combines a broad liberal arts background with specialization in a profession. Areas of concentration might include character animation, environmental design, visual effects, 3-D pipelines and interactive animation.

Undergraduate students take their pre-professional courses in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, including the general education requirements. Major courses are selected from the curriculum of the School of Cinematic Arts. The degree requires 128 units, including 52 units in the major.

Applicants must submit a supplemental application and materials to the Interactive Media and Games Division in Slideroom via the Common Application. For specific instructions, contact the Cinematic Arts Office of Admission, University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2211, (213) 740-8358 or online at​

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game Art requires a minimum of 128 units.


At least 2 units must be taken from the following list: