Program Details: Digital Animation


The Digital Animation program prepares individuals to use computer applications and related visual and sound imaging to create animations and other visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other media. Students will develop an in-depth understanding of 2D and 3D image capture, creation, and manipulation; audio and video recording and editing techniques; media management, distribution, and delivery; and specialized equipment operation and maintenance. 3D Animation students will explore the history and societal and economic impact of the animation industry and examine legal and ethical considerations and business best practices unique to animation and related industries.

Note: This is a dual enrollment course. For more information, visit the Dual Enrollment page

License or Certification Information: Students may earn an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)  Visual Design, ACA Visual Effects and Autodesk Certified User (ACU) Maya certification and also create an online portfolio which will be reviewed by industry professionals
Career Pathways: Digital Animator, Game Designer, Character Animator, Interactive Media Designer, Modeling, Texturing, Animation, Rigging, Dynamic Effects, Environmental Design, Visual Effects, Scientific Illustration, Architectural Visualization, Interior Design Visualization, Product Prototype Visualization, Training Simulation, and Courtroom Reenactment Visualization
Occupational Profile:


Program Courses and Course Sequence:
  • Digital Animation I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Digital Animation II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Digital Animation IIIA - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Digital Animation IIIB or Digital Animation Internship - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
  • Strong art skills beneficial
  • Suggested: Computer courses emphasizing desktop publishing, English, business math, introduction to technology, art
Length of Program: 2-4 semesters
  • Students may take Digital Animation IIIB or Digital Animation Internship in the 4th semester.
College Credit: College credit may be available
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
ADE Program Standards:
Supply Fees:
Year 1 - estimated supply fee $165
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $75


Program Details

Digital Animation

Location: Main Campus  

8:00 - 10:35 am
12:00 - 2:35 pm
Monday through Friday
See Calendar for EVIT school dates



Adobe Associates Certification
Maya Certification