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An Associate of Arts degree gives students the foundation to their education in liberal arts. The degree is earned after 60 semester hours of college. Classes may include English, history, math, and science. Once the AA is earned, students can proceed to earn a Bachelor’s degree.
The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
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The Fine and Performing Arts curriculum offers instruction in theory, practice and history.
The Fine and Performing Arts curriculum offers instruction in theory, practice and history. These three areas of study provide the foundation needed to begin a career in commercial or fine and performing arts. The foundation courses meet prerequisite requirements to UC, CSU systems and four-year art schools.
This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of "C" and above) of the major requirements.
A.A. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Fine and Performing Arts A.A. Degree will:
Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of Fine and Performing Arts history, t...
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
We offer a full certificate, with 7 areas of specialization.
Motion Graphic Design (2d digital animation)
3d Digital Modeling
3d Character Setup and Animation
Video Game Design
Industry professionals will be teaching classes in all areas. All specialty areas are intended to be taken over a 4 semesters (for most students two years) and are aimed at providing students with entry level artist skills.
Animators use drawings, illustrations, software programs, and electronic tools to create visual imagery and affects for films, commercials, mobile devices, video games, and other forms of media. In the process, they may develop storyboards, plan and script animated narrative sequences, and assist with production coordination. Most animation artists work in motion picture, television, game design, and advertising industries. Animation has evolved into a truly global business. Top-quality animation is produced throughout the world in countries like Spain, France, Korea, Australia, and Russia. As a result, it has become a highly competitive job market, in which animation artists are judged by their portfolio, demonstrating their individual style, vision, and skills level. It is very much a “show me what you can do” profession. While natural talent and creative ability are an absolute must, they are only the starting point on the road to success. Whereas originally, animations technique were based on hand-drawn cells, nowadays, animation is largely dominated by computer-generated imagery (CGI). Therefore, specialized software knowledge and skills are essential for practically all jobs in the visual arts...