This Program offers a course of study in an exciting and rapidly expanding field. Students will be preparing for a career in industries ranging from commercial art to video games to special effects. Students will learn to model, texture, animate, light, composite, and edit. Students will leave the program not only with industry-standard animation skills but also with a demo reel to be able to display their work.
Certificate and Associate Degree Options
The Associates Degree Program prepares students to enter the exciting field of 3d Animation. Emphasis is placed on realizing a creative vision using many different techniques ranging from drawing and painting to digital animation. Students will develop their artistic abilities while training in the latest software.
The Certificate Program is geared towards students who wish to take strictly animation courses. This often includes students who are returning to school for retraining and students who already have degrees and want specific software training.
Interested in a career in 3D Animation?
If you’re thinking about studying and entering this compelling industry, consider Washtenaw Community College. We offer a Certificate in Animation, and two Advanced Certificates; one in Film & Broadcast, and another in Game Art. The Associate Degree in Animation offers an opportunity to transfer to four-year art schools, and we have transfer agreements to College of Creative Studies (CCS), Eastern Michigan University and Savannah College of Art and Design.
Maya | Mudbox | Photoshop | After Effects | Final Cut Pro