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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Film Arts and Animation, Digital Animation Concentration, AAS

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Prepare for a career in television, film, video or other media. Courses cover filming, editing, production, design, lighting, script writing, and photography. Develop skills in animation, cinematography, video production and script writing. The Animation concentration has courses covering drawing, illustration, cartooning, digital imaging and computer animation. Students seeking to transfer into a digital/film arts or digital/film animation program at a university should pursue an Associate of Arts degree.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Obtain employment as a writer, producer, editor, director, camera operator, or sound designer. Film: Leads to careers in television, film and audio production.
Academic Options: This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-6690
Lead Faculty: 520-206-6976

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AASDAA/DAA/DAAA

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found in the General Education Requirements for AAS Degrees .

Communication Requirement: †

  • WRT 101  fulfills this requirement

Arts and Humanities Requirement: 3-4 Credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirement: 3 Credits

Mathematics and Science Requirement: 3-4 Credits

  • NOTE: The Math Competency must be met

Other Requirement: †

  • WRT 102  fulfills this requirement

Special Requirement:

  • The C or G requirement should be fulfilled by completing an appropriate course in the above categories

Subtotal: 9-11 Credits ¥

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Subtotal: 10 Credits

Subtotal: 7 Credits

Digital Animation (Concentration Code: DAAA)

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Department faculty advisor or counselor approval is recommended in the selection of the program concentration.

Subtotal: 36 Credits

Total Credits as Displayed: 60-64 Credits

† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ General Education requires a minimum of 15 credits. This subtotal shows the General Education credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.

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