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Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Visual Effects (CER-CAP)

Program Location: Fairhope Campus

Applied Technology Division

Length: Four Semesters

This program is designed to prepare students for a career in communication arts and to give students experience with the equipment and methods used in the graphic arts industry.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
ART 175 Digital Photography 3
CAP 101 CGI Software Basics 3
CAP 102 Compositing Basics 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Sub-total Credits 12

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
CAP 121 CGI Animation 3
CAP 122 Storytelling & Previsualization Process/Project 5
CAP 123 CGI Shading, Lighting and Rendering 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
Sub-total Credits 14

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Composition I 3
CAP 201 Simulation and Particles Effects 3
CAP 202 Live Action and Integration Project 5
CAP 203 or CAP 204 + 2
Sub-total Credits 13

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
CAP 221 Final Project 6
CAP 223 VIsual Effects Process 3
CAP 224 Digital Environment 3
Sub-total Credits 12


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Fairhope Campus

440 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532