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Motion Graphics (BP) Advanced Technical Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

In this advanced certificate students will learn 2D and 3D animation, visual effects, motion graphics, and 3D modeling. This certificate is for the student who already has a background in film or video.

Prerequisite: Video production and editing experience is required to enroll in this certificate program.

Award Outcomes

Create assets for film, video, and games

Demonstrate the ability to generate mood, emotion, character, and story

Demonstrate mastery of animation and motion graphics software and technology

Create animations using both 2D and 3D techniques

Understand workflow and production processes in animation and motion graphics

Career Opportunities

Animators and motion graphic artists are needed to work on video games, movie and television special effects, and interactive media. They are also needed to work on 3D animated movies. In addition, growth will occur due to an increasing need for computer graphics in the growing number of mobile technologies. Occupational titles include animator, motion graphics artist, special effects designer, effects artists, digital artist, media designer, media artist, 3D designer, 3D artist, and 3D animator, and concept artist.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 15 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP15453D Basics

3

MMVP1580Animation

3

MMVP20453D Modeling

3

MMVP2560After Effects

3

MMVP2565Advanced After Effects

3

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 3 Credits

Any ARSP, MGDP, or MMVP course not required for this award can be used as an elective.

Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 18

Spring Start Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP15453D Basics

3

MMVP1580Animation

3

MMVP2560After Effects

3

Total Credits  9

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP20453D Modeling

3

MMVP2565Advanced After Effects

3

Technical Studies Electives

3

Total Credits  9

Technical Studies Electives

Any Audio Production (ARSP), Graphic Design (MGDP), or Interactive Video Design Production (MMVP) course that is not required for this award may be used to satisfy an elective requirement.

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Graduation (18 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

 

3/31/2021 : BP 1111 / EP