Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Animation Certificate

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This curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills necessary for junior or entry-level employment in the animation industry, or for transfer to another institution. Animation is widely used in broadcast media, gaming and simulation, motion graphics, web design, forensics, and medical technologies. As the animation industry grows so does the need for qualified professionals. Students in this program will explore animation concepts and gain hands-on experience using industry standard hardware and software and motion capture systems.


(* The Digital Animation Certificate is the revised former Computer Graphics: Art and Animation Certificate.)

Program Requirements

All students should consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 36

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Apply and incorporate the elements and principles of design within a digital graphic images and animation.
  • Demonstrate visual problem solving that employs appropriate technical skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the history of digital art and animation.
  • Use industry standard hardware and software to produce and manipulate digital images and animation.
  • Develop a script and prepare a storyboard for 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional animation.
  • Analyze and critique graphic images and animation.
  • Develop a portfolio representative of the material and techniques studied, suitable for employment or transfer to another institution.

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