This certificate focuses on the 2D and 3D animation process used in the entertainment industry and multimedia production.Students learn to develop and animate 2D and 3D characters and other objects used in animations and in games. This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions such as Character Designer, 2D/3D Animator, Visual Development Artist and provides students working in similar professions with additional skills and qualifications.
|COURSE INFORMATION||YEAR ONE||YEAR TWO|
|Course||Course Title||Annual # of Sections||Annual Enrollment Total||Annual # of Sections||Annual Enrollment Total|
|MULTI-111||Adobe Photoshop I||4||120||4||120|
|MULTI-130||Digital Illustration with Adobe Illustrator I||1||30||1||30|
|MULTI-150||3D Modeling and Animation with Maya I||1||30||1||30|
|MULTI-152||Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects||1||30||1||30|
|MULTI-250||3D Modeling and Animation with Maya II||1||30|
|MULTI-214||Digital Media Portfolio||1||30|
Note: The Year I number of sections and enrollments was taken from EIS for existing courses. MULTI-100, 111, 130, 150,152, 171, 250, and 214 are new courses and have never been offered at Crafton. They were estimated based on the caps.
The estimated number of completers at the end of year two is 5. That number will increase annually to 10 certificate earners annually.
The Digital Animation Certificate of Achievement focuses on introducing students to the principles and techniques required to produce 2D/3D animation design and graphics for a wide variety of computer-generated media platforms and applications. Using industry-standard technologies, the goal of the is to prepare students for Digital Animation Certificate of Achievement entry-level Character Designer, 2D/3D Animator, Visual Development Artist . Interest in professional 2D/3D animation artists is currently being driven by several factors,including the on-going growth of the video game industry, additional cutting edge applications for digital motion graphics and the continuing expansion of the general Los Angeles area tech industry, which serves as home to over 500 tech start-ups, in addition to major companies such as Google,Yahoo and YouTube. As the technology for digital visual communications expands its capacity to deliver diversified media content to its users, the demand for 2D/3D animation increases.
|MULTI-111||Adobe Photoshop I||3|
|MULTI-130||Digital Illustration with Adobe Illustrator I||3|
|MULTI-150||3D Modeling and Animation with Maya I||3|
|MULTI-152||Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects||3|
|MULTI-250||3D Modeling and Animation with Maya II||3|
|MULTI-214||Digital Media Portfolio||1-3|
|Required Major Total:||22-24|
|Year 1||Fall||6 units||MULTI-100, MULTI-111|
|Year 1||Spring||6 units||MULTI-130, MULTI-150|
|Year 2||Fall||6 units||MULTI-152, MULTI-250|
|Year 2||Spring||4 – 6 Units||MULTI-214, MULTI-171/CIS-162|
(Y1 or S1)
|MULTI111||Adobe Photoshop I||3||S1|
|MULTI130||Digital Illustration with Adobe Illustrator I ||3||S2|
|MULTI150||3D Modeling and Animation with Maya I||3||S2|
|MULTI152||Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects||3||S3|
|MULTI1250||3D Modeling and Animation with Maya II ||3||S4|
|MULTI214||Digital Media Portfolio ||1-3||S2/S3/S4|
Diann Thursby · 06/11/19
Received regional recommendation at 6-10-2019 IEDRC Deans Meeting.