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2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog
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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Multimedia Technology
Degree Plan: Animator Level 2 Certificate

(Level 2 Certificate)

Richland campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C2.MULT.ANIMATOR.19

The Animator Certificate provides students with entry-level skills in the development of motion graphics, 2-D and 3-D animations, interactive computer games, and simulations for corporations, e-learning, and government organizations. This award provides an external learning experience.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design and Development (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTV 1311 Storyboard OR 3
GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video OR 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 (3)
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Elective Specialty Elective (3)
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
+Elective MATH or SPCH Course 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 48

+Elective - Students must select either a MATH or SPCH course from below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning) 3

++Specialty Elective course - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 2 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
GAME 2332 Project Development 1 3

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.