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Career Area: Arts, AudioVisual Technology and Communications
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-207-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230
Student working on an animated graphic

Animation Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Commercial Advertising Designer
Television Production/Graphics Designer
Industrial Media Designer
Industrial Modeler
Video Game Animator

Average Median Wage


Animation Programs

This program is geared toward the student who has an associate degree in graphic design or commercial art, visual communications or work experience in the field of animation or multi-media production. Through coursework, students will create 3-D digital models and animate them using 3-D Softimage XSI Advanced software. They also will apply surface textures and colors using rendering techniques and experience 3-D computer design rendering and modeling software on Mac and high-end PC platforms. Through the coursework, students will learn stages of development required for digital animation production and will create projects using advanced animation software. This certificate offers the opportunity to explore advanced computer animation topics such as inverse kinematics and to train in multi-media computer or 3-D animation with a local business, animation studio, or media production facility.

Animation Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Madison College Animation at Madison College
Milwaukee Area Animation at Milwaukee Area