Diploma: Specialized Animation Design

Diploma: Specialized Animation Design


When you complete the Diploma: Specialized Multimedia / Animation Design you will have acquired knowledge of digital media and animation technologies. Upon graduation, you will understand how to apply aesthetic concepts and design techniques in the creation of interactive media design, 3D modeling and animation projects.

The program starts with an overview of the digital media field with introductory courses in web design (HTML/CSS) and video production (editing in FinalCut Pro®), enabling you to gain a full understanding of a platform in digital media field.

In the animation section of the Program you will study polygon modeling, UV mapping, texturing, logo animation, dynamics, character and face modeling and rigging.

You will qualify for entry-level positions requiring 3D animation, modeling, lighting, texturing, digital video post-production, web and graphic design.

Program Cost

Program Courses


  • An Associate Degree in Graphic Design from Platt College or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Photoshop®, Illustrator® & HTML/CSS
  • An acceptable professional or educational portfolio


  • IA104 Introduction to Animation
  • IV104 Introduction to Digital Video
  • IW104 Fundamentals of Web


  • AO300 Organic Modeling
  • AG300 Electronic Game 3D Animation
  • AM300 Dynamics / Effects


  • PP200 Portfolio Project

Upon successful completion of Term 4 and Term 5 and PP200, students will have completed 33 semester credit hours (700 hours of instruction) and will be issued a Diploma: Specialized Animation Design.