Associate of Arts in Visual Development
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in Visual Development is an online art degree that focuses on scene setting for productions.  This program teaches students to set the artistic design and moods for the images that entertain viewers of movies or view gamers.  The core curriculum emphasizes photography, figure modeling, form analysis, figure drawing, and other design disciplines, providing a strong introduction to the art of scene setting. 

You will gain knowledge in these areas:

  • Visual Development
  • Artistic Ability
  • Technical Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Collaboration

Graduates are proficient with animation technology and software, are flexible in illustrative styles to accommodate project needs, and can effectively communicate narrative and theme through their design choices.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • All official transcript(s), including from any other universities or learning institutions you've attended

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission