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2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

3D Animation Diploma


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Total Credits: 48

Major Number: 5868
CIP Code: 10.0304

Program Description

The 3D Animation Diploma prepares students for 3D animation careers throughout a variety of industries including visual communications, 3D game design, entertainment, forensic animation, and 3D medical animation. Students gain the comprehensive skills of modeling, texturing, special effects, character design, rigging, and animation that can be applied to any project. Emphasis is on providing the valuable technical, concept, and design skills necessary for those wishing to obtain a position as a 3D animator in the visual communications industry.

Program Prerequisites

None

Special Instructions

None

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 25


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


Electives selected with instructor’s consent by academic petition

Total Credits: 4


MnTC/General Education Requirements


None

Total Credits: 3


Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan. Articulation agreements exist with Bemidji State University, Metropolitan State University, and Minnesota State University - Moorhead.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate 3D Animation industry standard effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Generate communication solutions for business needs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with technology in the area of 3D Animation.
  • Prepare and demonstrate a portfolio at the annual VCT Program Portfolio Show.

Program Contact Information

Gary Ruggles 651.779.3421 Room 2405 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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