Associate Degrees in Computer Arts

An associate degree is most commonly a two-year degree that introduces students to university life. The coursework is often aimed at providing students with a solid grounding in several academic disciplines. Courses are taught by accomplished professors and instructors. What is an associate degree in computer arts? The focus of this program is to increase a student’s base of knowledge about… Read more

An associate degree is most commonly a two-year degree that introduces students to university life. The coursework is often aimed at providing students with a solid grounding in several academic disciplines. Courses are taught by accomplished professors and instructors.

What is an associate degree in computer arts? The focus of this program is to increase a student’s base of knowledge about computer technology, philosophy and history, as well as covering the foundations of several other subjects. Students often learn how to be creative while working with computer software programs that enhance artistic mediums. Courses may focus on topics such as web design, computer graphics, animation and game development, and are typically taught by professors with advanced degrees and real-life experience in the field.

Scholars in this program often get a strong base in such areas as psychology, science, social science and math, and may develop critical thinking skills that may be of benefit throughout their lives. They may also learn specific skills with computer software applications that can translate well into the workplace.

Expenses for this program depend upon a variety of factors, including the location of the school, the cost of books and the availability of financial aid. To learn more, prospective students should research individual schools.

Graduates with an associate degree in computer arts may wish to enter the job market or they may pursue additional studies. In the workplace, graduates can seek to work in education, private industry, or government or decide to pursue self-employment. They may be in demand as IT analysts, web-page designers, CAD designers, video game producers, software programmers, technicians, entrepreneurs and artists.

As a flourishing field, this degree program is offered in a variety of schools across the globe, often incorporating online instruction. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Glendale Community College
Glendale, USA

Course curriculum for either programs involves a wide spectrum of topics ranging from history of art, structure and principles of design, image generation and combination, lif ... +

Course curriculum for either programs involves a wide spectrum of topics ranging from history of art, structure and principles of design, image generation and combination, life drawing to three-dimensional digital animation, modeling, and kinematic animation techniques. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, USA

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With the explosive growth of the web and strong demand in traditional publishing, the ability to design and produce attractive and effective digital and print graphic materials provides an exciting and rewarding career. Designers able to work with the new media will find a wealth of opportunity. SUNY Sullivan has a tradition of graduating professionals who understand that good design and technical expertise combine to produce powerful results. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the ... +

The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the design, development, marketing and testing of computer games. Industry standard programming languages and development tools are utilized in this specialization. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Brookdale Community College
Middletown, USA

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, an ... +

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, and valuable experience in the world of digital animation. Our program also offers the first two years of a bachelor degree in Animation and 3D design. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
4 semesters
English
08 Sep 2020
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Campus
 
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, USA

Video Game Design Artistic Track is a program of study in game design, interactive software development, and programming that can be offered completely online or in the classr ... +

Video Game Design Artistic Track is a program of study in game design, interactive software development, and programming that can be offered completely online or in the classroom. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Campus FP

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Associate Degree
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
 
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, USA

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Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Web Development specialization is designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a web professional. Completion of this program option will provide students with ... +

The Web Development specialization is designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a web professional. Completion of this program option will provide students with the skills needed for entry-level positions as web designers/developers. Concepts covered include information design, network administration, database management, interface design, and programming. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Campus FP

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Associate Degree
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus