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    May 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Animation- 3D, COP

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This certificate is intended to produce relevant hires for the immersive design industries prevalent in Irvine. Immersive Design - 3D Motion requires focus on imagined, captured, and emphasized movement prepared in an industry standard software, as well as story, character, and the 12 Principles of Animation as it relates to manipulating captured motion. Students who complete this certificate will produce a demo reel of imaged, captured, and emphasized 3D motion prepared for immersive media that demonstrates a proficiency of manipulating motion data, as well as basic model rigging, and a 2D drawing portfolio that demonstrates visual communication skills. Students will graduate with a group project wherein ‘Agile’ production skills are practiced and mastered in a team production environment driven by self-defined goals, production documentation, and final project deadlines. Occupations in Immersive Design are highly competitive and require dedication to mastering professional skills beyond mere classroom immersion. Students are encouraged to create assignments outside of class, pursue advanced material online, continue with foundation drawing courses, and participate in team projects on a continual basis in order to obtain a competitive edge.

Total Units Required: 14.5

To earn the certificate of proficiency:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.


See an IVC counselor for course substitution if a course is not available.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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