Computer Animation One Year Technical Certificate

Computer Animation

One Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 4106

The One Year Certification in Computer Animation from the Department of Visual Arts represents the successful completion of select courses in Art, Design, Digital Art, and software development that prepares individuals to develop, storyboard, and create 2d or 3d animations and motion graphics.  Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student to be an independent animator or motion designer for entry-level employment in an number of fields, including film, television, web, music videos, gaming, and instructional materials; or for further study in art, design, animation and motion graphics.  Certification is well suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their current skill set.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership. 

For more information about this certificate, please contact Gregory Little at 440-366-7107 or

First Semester
ARTS 161 Drawing I 3
ARTS 165 Two Dimensional Design 3
ARTS 271 Digital Imaging > 3
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Second Semester
ARTS 272 Digital Illlustation >    3
ARTS 273 2D Animation & Motion Graphics > 3
ARTS 276 3D Modeling & Animation I > 3
THTR 151G Introduction to Theatre 3
Third Semester
ARTS 278 3D Modeling & Animation II > 3
HUMS 151 Introduction to Humanities 3
Total Credit Hours: 31

1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2.    Pending National Association of School of Art and Design (NASAD) approval.
3.    Consult a counselor or your future transfer institution for advice in selecting electives that will apply to your major upon transfer.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    January 2014
Revised          April 2015
Effective        May 2015


Registration for Spring 2017 begins October 17

Spring classes begin January 17. Explore the Registration Schedule to find out when you are eligible to register.

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