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Students pursuing the Art New Media 3D Animation certificate will develop a strong foundational knowledge of traditional fine arts and digital media.

3D animation skills are used in the film, game, broadcast and web industries. This certificate focuses on drawing, sculptural, and photographic skills in both traditional and digital environments.

Students are encouraged to continue their studies in 3D animation at a four-year college or in an entry-level position in the digital animation industry.

ARTNM: 3D Rigging Technical Director
Requirements for Certificate 19 Units

ART 375 Figure Sculpture (3)
ARTNM 420 Introduction to 3D Modeling (3)
ARTNM 421 3D Character Modeling and Rigging (3)
ARTNM 431 3D Short Production (3)
CISC 323 Linux Operating System (1)
CISP 300 Algorithm Design/Problem Solving (3)
MATH 330 Trigonometry(3)

ARTNM: 3D Animation
Requirements for Certificate 18 Units

ART 375 Figure Sculpture (3)
ARTNM 405 Digital 2D Animation (3)
ARTNM 420 Introduction to 3D Modeling (3)
ARTNM 422 3D Character Animation (3)

A minimum of (3) units from the following:

ART 306 Facial Expression and Anatomy (3)
or ARTNM 320 Facial Expression and Anatomy (3)
ART 317 Character Design (3)
or ARTNM 372 Character Design (3)

A minimum of (3) units from the following:

ARTNM 431 3D Short Production (3)
WEXP 498 Work Experience (in Subject) (1-4)

ARTNM: 3D Modeling and Texturing
Requirements for Certificate 18 Units

ART 375 Figure Sculpture (3)
ARTNM 420 Introduction to 3D Modeling(3)
ARTNM 421 3D Character Modeling and Rigging(3)
ARTNM 423 3D Texturing (3)

A minimum of (3) units from the following:

ARTNM 320 Facial Expression and Anatomy (3)
or ART 306 Facial Expression and Anatomy (3)
ARTNM 372 Character Design (3)
or ART 317 Character Design (3)

A minimum of (3) units from the following:

ARTNM 431 3D Short Production (3)
WEXP 498 Work Experience in (Subject) (1-4)

ARTNM: 3D Technical Director
Requirements for Certificate 30 Units

ART 300 Elementary Drawing and Composition (3)
ARTNM 420 Introduction to 3D Modeling (3)
CISP 300 Algorithm Design/Problem Solving(3)
MATH 330 Trigonometry(3)

A minimum of (6) units from the following:

ART 304 Figure Drawing and Composition (3)
ART 370 Three Dimensional Design (3)
ART 375 Figure Sculpture (3)
ARTNM 310 Design: Fundamentals (3)
or ART 320 Design: Fundamentals (3)
ART 372 Sculpture (3)
ARTNM 320 Facial Expression and Anatomy (3)
or ARTNM 372 Character Design (3)

A minimum of (9) units from the following:

ARTNM 421 3D Character Modeling and Rigging (3)
ARTNM 422 3D Character Animation (3)
ARTNM 423 3D Texturing (3)
ARTNM 431 3D Short Production (3)
WEXP 498 Work Experience in (Subject) (1 - 4)

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