Digital Media--Video Editing and Animation, Certificate of Specialization
This program is a 23-credit-hour program designed to develop and enhance the workplace skills of professionals currently working in the various fields of video editing, special effects, digital storytelling, and dimensional rendering as well as for students intending to enter those fields. This program focuses on conception, production, and post-production training while utilizing the most current hardware and software for construction and implementation in user-centric and interactive media.
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At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- use technical skills, creative abilities, and professional practices required in the areas of Video Editing and Animation.
- identify media project scope and outcomes and be able to review and analyze technical requirements.
- be conversant in the language and terms of the industry.
- be skilled in the current computer-based software and hardware tools of the industry.
- build rapid prototypes and construct wire frames that specify the content of projects.
- communicate ideas both visually and verbally through professional presentation of a portfolio of video editing and animation works and evaluated by outside experts.
|ART 131||Computer Art Studio||3|
|ART 275||Photo Imaging I: Photoshop||3|
|ART 111||Figure Drawing I||3|
|AT 100||Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows||1|
|AT 146||3D Modeling I: Surface Modeling||3|
|AT 106||Motion Media Design||3|
|or ART 280||Final Cut|
|AT 234||Fundamentals of Animation||3|
|AT 283||Digital Media Portfolio||2|
|Total Credit Hours||23|
|ART 131||Computer Art Studio||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 100||Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows||1||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 111||Figure Drawing I||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 233||Storyboarding/Animatics||2||ART 111 and ART 131 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 275||Photo Imaging I: Photoshop||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 146||3D Modeling I: Surface Modeling||3||ART 131 or ART 275 and Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 234||Fundamentals of Animation||3||ART 111 and ART 131 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency.||Apply for graduation|
or ART 280
| Motion Media Design|
or Final Cut
|3||ART 131 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 283||Digital Media Portfolio||2||ART 131 and Reading Proficiency.||This capstone course must be taken in the final semester of study. See program coordinator before scheduling this class.|
|Total Credit Hours||23|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.