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/programs/Pages/computer-animation.aspxSTEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and MathComputer Animation CertificateNoMichael Johnson 22/7/2024 11:08 AM
Computer Animation Certificate
Computer Animation Certificate
10/28/2016 3:19 PM
  • Video game industry
  • Web design and multimedia departments
  • Computer animation companies and departments 
  • Self-employed free lance
Gainful Employment InfoComputer Animation

​The Computer Animation Certificate is intended to give students the skills needed to work as a digital animator. The classes required for this certificate will have students learning the most up-to-date animation and video software packages including Blender, Flash, Premiere Pro, After Effects and other applications. Intensive hands-on participation will be stressed in creating 3D models, animations, and scenes. 

​Emphasis is placed on practical, real-world application of their skills. Upon certificate completion, students will have multiple short animation projects suitable for a portfolio or demo reel. 

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Online, hybrid, traditional in-class courses and hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN​

​Recommended Equipment
Digital Camera, USB Drive, Adobe Software​

Computer Animation
  • ​How to take an animation idea from concept through production 
  • How to create and edit digital sound for use in computer animation 
  • Video production techniques including pre-production, production and post-production with focus on creating digital video 
  • 2-D and 3-D graphic development and manipulation​
Instructor demonstrating computer animation software


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