Digital Media and Design - Animation Specialty Option

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree

Design commercial and educational art

Bring still images to life

Advance your career with an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Digital Media and Design - Animation Specialty Option. Learn to design and produce a variety of media and design projects.

Use the conceptual, critical, creative and technical knowledge you develop to create:

  • Still and moving images
  • Character animations for various media platforms
  • 2D and 3D animations

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Animation?

The A.A.S. degree specializing in animation prepares you for a career in digital media design, equipped with the conceptual, critical, creative and technical skills needed to design and produce a variety of commercial, educational and artistic media and design projects.


  • Internships Available

    Gain relevant work experience before you complete the program.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

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

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

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. View degree requirements in 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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Digital Media and Design at CLC

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This degree is just one possible way to study Digital Media and Design. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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    Luzbeth Perez


    “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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