This certificate may lead to employment competency but does not lead to an Associate degree.
This program prepares individuals to communicate information, entertainment and ideas through animation and cinematic arts. This includes practical, hands-on instruction in how to plan and produce a variety of animated works seeing the project through from concept to practice including but not limited to storyboarding, directing, editing, and all aspects of animation film production.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to apply the principles of animation and storytelling, in conceptual and visual form, to the creation of motion pictures that entertain audiences.
- Discuss the history of film animation and identify examples that consider a variety of the fundamental approaches to the art of animation.
- Assume the roles of writer, director, producer, animator, editor, storyboard artist, and production manager in the creation of animated works.
- Acquire skills that facilitate their ability to adapt themselves to the professional world, and have long-lasting and enriched careers.
- Demonstrate various experimental animation techniques in appreciation of animation as fine arts.
|Required Courses (15 units)||Units|
|ART-44A||Beginning Animation Principles||3|
|ART-51A||Beginning Animation Production||3|
|Electives||Digital Media Electives (Choose from list below)||3|
|Digital Media Electives (3 units)||Units|
|ART-24||Three Dimensional Design||3|
|ADM-68A||3D Animation with Maya I||3|
|ADM-68B||3D Animation with Maya II||3|
|ADM-69||Motion Graphics and Special Effects with After Effects||3|
|FTV-48||Short Film Production||3|
|FTV-74||Production Planning and Management||3|
|PHO-20||Introduction to Digital Photography||3|