The emerging field of computer imaging and animation is impacting virtually every industry and profession. The digital media and animation program will provide you with a broad range of technical, creative, and problem-solving skills to facilitate your employment in new media and animation. At the core of the program is a sequence of studio courses that enhances individual artistic creativity and provides instruction in the traditional arts and industry standard computer graphics software.
A laptop computer is required for students entering the digital media and animation program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops#Apple-MacBook-Pro.
Alfred State digital media and animation AAS graduates may enter directly into the digital media and animation BS, the interdisciplinary studies BTech, or the technology management BBA degree program.
Employment and continuing education rate of 100 percent – 100 percent continued their education.
Required: Algebra, Geometry
Recommended: Algebra 2/Trigonometry
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
|DGMA||1403||Digital Foundations I||3|
|DGMA||1423||Intro to Visual Communication||3|
|DGMA||1333||Survey of Animatn & Visual Eff||3|
|DGMA||2403||Introduction to 3D Animation||3|
|FNAT||2433||Figure and Motion||3|
|MATH||xxx3||Gen Ed - Math Elective||3|
|DGMA||3403||Intermediate 3D Animation||3|
|SOCI||xxx3||Gen Ed - Social Science Elective||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed - Natural Science Elective||3|
|FNAT||3513||Art History II||3|
|LITR||2813||Introduction to Film||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Liberal Arts Elective||3|
Minimum of “C” is required for all core courses.
Students are required to complete a digital portfolio assignment and annual review to meet graduation requirements.