Students will explore creative, multimedia tools and solutions on Mac and PC platforms, using industry-standard software. In addition to General Education requirements, study will take place at three levels: core foundational design training, degree concentration requirements, and as a final capstone, specialization requirements provide the final layer of specialized student in animation or video topics and software. This two-year plus degree articulates with short-term, stackable certificates for add-on skill sets.
Early advising is strongly recommended for this program.
Students are required to maintain a final grade of 2.0 (75%) in each VCT foundational course in order to progress to the next class. If you receive a grade below 2.0, you will be required to either retake the class or pursue an advisor’s waiver.
AAAS Degree (115-122 Credits)
Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.
GPA of 2.0 or better for entire program required.
Degree Specialization Requirements (12-16 Credits)
Includes self-paced, online technical training component
Students are required to complete a minimum of 12 credits of specialization coursework. Specialization courses consist of three parts: seminar, collaborative lab sessions, and online specialized software training and/or topic-based training with online industry training partners. A Faculty/Student Advising session is required for placement into this set of courses.
Examples of Specialization Software Training:
Examples of Topic-Based Training:
Storyboarding, Matte Painting, Matchmoving, Digital Art, Interface Design, Effects, Compositing, Modeling, Character Rigging, Project Management, etc.
Choose 3-4 of the following courses:
Design Studio/Portfolio: VCT 205 , VCT 206 , VCT 207 **
AdobeCS Studio/Portfolio: VCT 215 , VCT 216 , VCT 217 **
Interactive Studio/Portfolio: VCT 225 , VCT 226 , VCT 227 **
Autodesk Studio/Portfolio: VCT 235 , VCT 236 , VCT 237 **
Video Studio/Portfolio: VCT 245 , VCT 246 , VCT 247 **
** Includes self-paced, online technical training component.
Approval To Graduate
Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________
Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________
Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________
Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________