GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ANIMATION


In the animation industry, workers obtain highly specialized positions such as: digital modeler, character designer, character set-up artist, and texture artist. This certificate allows for specialization in the area of animation design; however; design and digital production skills are required for any worker entering the field. This certificate will allow students to obtain both a certificate and legitimate employment skills.
Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss transfer requirements.
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistory-Gothic or
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

2d Foundations

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

ART 150 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently)

ART 152

Life Drawing I

3

ART 152 or equivalent

ART 153

Life Drawing II

3

ART 152 or equivalent

ART 201

Drawing for Animation

3

  ART 230 Intro to 3d Computer Graphics 3
  PHOTO 121 Photoshop I 3
  Choose one of the following specialization areas
       Digital Modeling
  ART 231 Inorganic Modeling 3
ART 231 or equivalent ART 232 Organic Modeling 3
       Motion Graphics
PHOTO 121 or equivalent ART 220 Introduction to Motion Graphics 3
ART 220 or equivalent ART 221 Advanced Motion Graphics 3
       Character Rigging & Animation
  ART 233 Character Set-up/Kinematics 3
ART 233 or equivalent ART 234 Advanced 3d Character Set-up 3
  ART 235 3d Character Animation 3
       3d Texturing
ART 230 or equivalent ART 237 Creating Textures for 3d Animation 3
ART 237 or equivalent ART 238 Advanced Texturing for 3d Animation 3
       Digital Sculpture
  ART 245 Digital Sculpture I 3
ART 245 or equivalent ART 246 Digital Sculpture II 3
       Animation Design
ART 201 or equivalent

ART 205

Fundamentals of Animation I

3

 

ART 209

Introduction to Character Design

3

 

ART 210

Introduction to Animation Storyboard

3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 30-33
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.


Animation (2013-14 catalog)
Classical Animation (2011-12 catalog)
Digital Animation (2011-12 catalog)
Animation (2009-10 catalog)