This short-term certificate in Motion Graphics will appeal to both newcomers and seasoned professionals in the areas of broadcast television, corporate and event video, web design and animation who seek to demonstrate a level of proficiency in using animated text and image to communicate a message and enhance production value for digital film and motion media productions.
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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.
Learn more about how certificate credits apply to the related degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
- Use listening and knowledge of technical terms/industry jargon to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with clients, colleagues and other professionals.
- Demonstrate proper business etiquette, appearance, teamwork behaviors and understand legal regulations, industry ethics, production schedules and budgets in order to be a contributing member of the production team.
- Use editing software, motion graphics and animation to produce files for various media and delivery formats that meet customer requirements.
- Apply knowledge of mission and story structure to produce a written treatment and storyboards for a motion media production.
Suggested Semester Sequence
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|MARS-1180||Introduction to Media Arts and Filmmaking||3|
|ART-1081||2D Design and Color||3|
|VCPH-1450||Digital Imaging I 2||3|
|MARS-2780||Motion Graphics II||3|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
May be waived for students who can demonstrate proficiency in graphic design. Portfolio review and interview with Media Arts faculty required.
May be waived for students who can demonstrate proficiency in digital photography. Portfolio review and interview with VCPH faculty required.