3-D Animation Design Certificate

Program Number: 97-207-1
School Year: 2015-2016
Campus: West Bend

Program Description

The 3-D Animation Design Certificate offers students the opportunity to enhance their skills, enabling them to design, develop, and author 3-D animation. Coursework introduces students to design software and development processes to support the 3-D animation design functions. The coursework combines technical skills with creativity and equips students with the skills to compete in today’s industry.

This certificate allows the student to take associate of applied science degree-level courses without the time commitment of a full-time program.  A portion of the credits can be applied toward the Interactive Media Design associate of applied science degree if the student desires.  If you have any questions on which courses will transfer, please contact Moraine Park Technical College.

Approximate Costs


  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Fall/Spring Semester

  • $128.40 per credit (resident)
  • $192.60 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

  • Career Opportunities

    • Animator
    • Digital Artist
    • Digital Media Designer
    • Interactive Media Designer

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Number Title Crs
    Term 1
    207-126 Introduction to 3-D Animation 2
    207-128 3-D Animation 2 3
    207-138 Introduction to Maya (3D) 3
    207-140 Texture Mapping 3
    207-142 Lighting and Rendering 3
    Total 14

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    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.