Digital Arts - Computer Animation, One-Year General Certificate

Curriculum Code #4106

Effective May 2017

Division of Arts and Humanities

The one-year certification in computer animation from the Visual Arts department represents the successful completion of select courses in art, design, digital art, and software development that prepares individuals to develop, storyboard, and create 2-D or 3-D animations and motion graphics. Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student to be an independent animator or motion designer for entry-level employment in an number of fields, including film, television, web, music videos, gaming and instructional materials; or for further study in art, design, animation and motion graphics. Certification is well suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their current skill set. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership. National Association of Schools of Art and Design plan approval 2016.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
ARTS 161 DRAWING I 3
ARTS 165 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3
ARTS 271 DIGITAL IMAGING 1 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours13
Second Semester
ARTS 273 2-D ANIMATION AND MOTION GRAPHICS 1 3
ARTS 276 3-D MODELING AND ANIMATIONS 1 3
MUSC 261G
MUSIC APPRECIATION 1
or FILM APPRECIATION
3
THTR 151G INTRODUCTION TO THEATER 3
 Hours12
Third Semester
ARTS 272 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION 1 3
ARTS 278 3-D MODELING AND ANIMATION II 1 3
 Hours6
 Total Hours31
1

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Consult a counselor or future transfer institution for advice in selecting electives that will apply to a specific major upon transfer.

Program Contact(s):

Gregory Little
440-366-7107
glittle@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.