Digital Communication - Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Specialization Certificate Level 2

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Digital Communication - Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Specialization - Certificate Level 2

The Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Specialization program uses a variety of media such as sound, text, graphics, video, and animation to communicate information in an interactive computer environment. The program prepares students for employment in the fields of advertising, video, animation, marketing presentations, simulations, and interactive software development.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I (Photoshop) 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTC 1309 Basic Illustration 3
15
Semester 2
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation II 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design For New Media 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2355 Character Rigging & Animation 3
12
Semester 2
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (Capstone) 3
3
Semester 3
Total Credits 45

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.