3D Modeling Certificate

Career Certificate
Cost
$9,979*

Tell a story with depth

Create and process three-dimensional digital art

Tell memorable three-dimensional stories. With a 3D Modeling and Animation Certificate, you gain an edge over others seeking careers in this creative, highly competitive field. Build on your existing talent and gain marketable, in-demand skills. Work alongside experienced instructors to develop your technical expertise and tell digital stories that inspire.

Use the conceptual, critical and creative knowledge you develop to draw the attention of:

  • ad agencies
  • motion graphic studios
  • animation studios
  • gaming studios

Disney Studios, Nickelodeon and Bento Box Entertainment may come looking for you! 

What can you do with a Certificate in 3D Modeling and Animation?

This certificate prepares you to start work or continue your education in animation, design or related fields.

Highlights

  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1 Year

    Full-time students finish in 1 year.

Career Outlook

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Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.


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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    DMD 157 3
    DMD 173 3
    DMD 251 3
    ART 124 3
    ART 264 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 157
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 173
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 251
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 124
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 264
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    DMD 121 3
    DMD 233 3
    DMD 253 3
    DMD 259 3
    ART 225 3
    • Course Code DMD 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 233
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 253
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 259
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 225
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

32


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    Luzbeth Perez

    Graduate

    “I accomplished goals I never thought I could in my time at CLC. I earned straight As and became part of the honor society. I started drawing art! CLC is a place where you can succeed in your education.”


    Luzbeth studied Digital Media and Design at CLC. At first she struggled in class but with support from CLC faculty, she graduated magna cum laude.

    Read Luzbeth's story

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