2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Animation and 3D Design, A.A.S.

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Students graduating with the Digital Animation and 3D Design AAS degree will have developed skills in modeling, editing, rendering and storyboarding. They will have gained command of the basic technical skills required in today’s highly competitive animation industry. Students will complete courses that provide them with technical skills and aesthetic proficiency. This program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in digital animation.

Transfer Information:  Articulation Agreement with Bloomfield College
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Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Engage in the reiterative process of rendering movies and reflect on what is required to successfully complete this task
  • Utilize the principles of workflow and file management as related to the animation industry
  • Understand the principles of compositing and editing
  • Create geometry for characters, props, and backgrounds
  • Create materials and lights for characters and scenes
  • Create animations for objects, characters, and effects


General Education - 20 credits*

*Students can attain 20 credits by taking two 4-credit courses and four 3-credit courses.

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog.  The following courses are required:

Total credits required for degree: 60

Program Code for registration: DIAD

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Suggested Sequence - Digital Animation and 3D Design A.A.S. Program

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Degree Audit Information

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