3D Computer Arts Option – A.A.S. Degree

Turn your passion for video games and animation into a career!

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Program Information

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the game and graphics industry. Studio-intensive courses include the rapidly advancing technology of computer graphics and a wide spectrum of digital visual media including 3-D modeling and animation, texture and lighting, compositing, digital film and video effects and creating graphics for the Internet utilizing industry standard software. Graduates will have the introductions necessary to consider careers in graphic design, 2-D conceptual art, 3-D character building, 3-D object modeling, 2-D texture art or interactive design.
Approximately one-half of all program graduates go on to complete a baccalaureate degree in game art, animation, graphic design, film, video, or illustration.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Analyze the history of visual culture and design theory, and apply historical
    relevance in the context of modern industry issues and trends.
  • Conceptualize, design, and plan animated works while exercising store development
    and artistic techniques.
  • Execute technical, aesthetic, and conceptual decisions based on understanding the
    functions of traditional design and computer-based graphics.
  • Use the principle techniques of 3-D modeling and animation for content related to film and game design.
  • Collaborate with diverse teams of creative contributors, production personnel and clients while working with creative constraints and deadlines.
  • Produce a professional portfolio of representative projects.
  • Apply knowledge of intellectual property issues.
  • Introduction to a career in various industries including game art, illustration,
    video, film web, desktop publishing and advertising.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

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