Digital Animation (6288)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This certificate program provides an introduction to professional training in digital animation production for students interested in a career in the film and entertainment industry. In this program, students work alongside professionals using cutting edge equipment and technologies, while learning how to put together an animation project from the ground up.
Because courses are offered on a block schedule, it is recommended that the student enrolls in three or more major courses each term. Course content includes sound, editing, design and business concepts in the motion picture and recording industries.
Students work cooperatively with those enrolled in concurrent courses to complete extensive production projects outside of regular class meetings. These projects follow the professional model for production.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
The program can be finished in as little as two semesters of full-time enrollment or two years part time.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Michael Seminerio, Department Chair, seminerm@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3971
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 24|
|DIG2300C||Principles of 2D Animation||3|
|DIG2302C||Principles of 3D Animation||3|
|DIG2370C||Advanced 3D Animation - Character Design and Rigging||3|
|DIG2322C||Modeling for Real Time Systems||3|
|DIG2430C||Digital Story Development for Film Animation||3|
|DIG2341C||Introduction to Compositing and Visual Effects||3|
|Total Program Credits: 24|
Organizations employing graduates include video, film and animation production companies, government and educational agencies, motion pictures, commercial advertising studios and broadcast television stations.
Some entry-level positions include animation assistant, assistant VFX editor, resource assistant, rotoscope artist, compositor, technical assistant and production assistant.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Associate in Science Motion Picture Production Technology.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/