2021 - 2022 Dallas College Catalog

2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Digital Art and Design
Degree Plan: Animation Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven, North Lake, and Richland campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.DAD.ANIMATION

The Animation Certificate emphasizes individualized real-world, hands-on technical and conceptual skills for students to incorporate a specialized focus of animation. The certificate provides students with entry- and intermediate-level skills in the development of motion graphics, 2-D and 3-D animations, 2-D and 3-D modeling and rendering, and digital video.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 OR 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 (3)
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 30

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.