The Animation concentration of study provides a comprehensive foundation in the traditional and digital artistic skills that are at the center of the animation, visual effects, and video gaming industries.

Our concentration of study allows you to build your own emphasis in either traditional 2D or computerized 3D animation depending on your choice of electives.

With an A.S. degree in Animation you will be prepared for entry-level employment in the creative industries or transfer to a four-year animation program.

Animation (Associate in Science Degree)

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A major of 34 units is required for the associate in science degree.
Required core courses (25 units):

ART/GRPH 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
ART/MMAC 115 Introduction to Animation 3 units
ART 120 Drawing 1 3 units
ART 122 Life Drawing 1 3 units
FILM/MMAC 117 3D Computer Animation 1 3 units
FILM/MMAC 127 DVD Design and Production 3 units
GRPH 111 Electronic Imagery Lab 1 units
GRPH 112 Basic Electronic Imagery 3 units
MMAC 101 Introduction to Multimedia Processes 2 units
MMAC 102 Introduction to Multimedia Lab 1 units
  Plus a minimum of 9 units selected from the following:  
GRPH 130 3D Modeling for Product Design 3 units
FILM 110 Introduction Motion Picture and Video Production 4 units
FILM/MMAC 116 AB Intermediate Animation 3, 3 units
FILM/MMAC 118 AB 3D Computer Animation 2 3, 3 units
FILM/MMAC 114 Dynamic Internet Design 3 units
FILM/MMAC 126 Motion Graphics for Multimedia and Film 3 units
MUS 118 Introduction to Electronic Music 3 units
ART 123 Life Drawing 2 3 units
FILM/MMAC 125 Computer Video Editing 2 units
ART 107 Computer Fine Art 3 units

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