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Animation Certificate (Undergraduate)

  • Location IconBrookings Main Campus

Bring your ideas to life.

Animation is one of the most powerful and expressive ways to tell your story and communicate ideas and information to your audience. Learn how to come up with ideas, design, experiment, and bring your ideas to life through animation. Students in this program will work with a wide variety of media and tools and apply the foundations of animated filmmaking through project-based learning to a variety of applications and expressive uses. The certificate in Animation is a stand-alone program and may be taken by any student regardless of major (and may be selected by Studio Art majors as part of their degree). This certificate prepares you for entry-level career opportunities working independently, or for design and advertising agencies, television media outlets, online companies, and a variety of in-house positions with small and large businesses.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Love movies, art, and design
  • You are imaginative and creative
  • Love telling stories and communicating through a variety of ways
  • You are open to using a variety of tools and technology
  • Enjoy solving complex problems

Career Opportunities

  • Animator
  • Motion graphics artist
  • Concept artist
  • Game art designer
  • Filmmaker
  • Illustrator