LSU Shreveport’s Animation & Visual Effects program immerses students in digital media fields by providing training from a faculty of seasoned industry veterans and professional-level technology and facilities.

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The Animation and Visual Effects program is offered within the Fine Arts and Computer Science departments.

Fine Arts/Animation Visual Effects

Computer Science/Animation Visual Effects

  • 18 General Education Courses
  • 13 Computer Science Courses
  • 9 AVE Courses
  • For more information about this curriculum, please visit Department of Computer Science

 Minor in Animation and Visual Effects

  • 6 AVE Courses
  • The minor is available to all undergraduate students
  • For more information, please visit AVE Program


Graduate students who have a strong undergraduate background in digital media may be allowed to take a group of Animation & Visual Effects graduate courses as their Individual Plan of Study within the MLA program.

  • 3 Core MLA Courses
  • 6 AVE Courses
  • AVE Project (Thesis)
  • For more information about the MLA program, please visit MLA Program.