2D Animation Certificate

Division: Fine Arts


This 2D Animation Certificate (formerly Animation 2D Computer Graphics Certificate) provides the skills necessary for creating 2D digital animation. Students will learn to create digital frame by frame animation, digital drawings, paintings and illustrations for the purpose of creating two-dimensional animations. Emphasis is placed on development of a portfolio for employment and/or advancement. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses as listed in numeric sequence (18 units):
ART 120 CTwo-Dimensional Design3
ART 182 CBeginning Drawing3
MAD 102 C Introduction to WEB Design (formerly Introduction to WEB Graphics-Mac)3
or MAD 200 C Storyboarding, Comics, Pre Visual
MAD 134 CDigital Imaging-Mac3
or MAD 135 C Digital Imaging - Windows
MAD 193 CIntroduction to 2D Animation3
MAD 203 CIntermediate 2D Animation3
Total Units18