Computer Animation

Computer Animation Degrees from Oklahoma City Community College

Sketch out your creations and bring them to life in this innovative, wide-ranging career field.

  • Overview

    person using computer aided design softwareAs a computer animator, you can create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials. Think Pixar! And more!

     

    Today, there’s a need for computer animators in the film and video industry but also in advertising, public relations, broadcast media and software publishing. It’s an exciting, lucrative career field to enter. And we’ve got the tools you need to succeed.

     

    Apply online today!

  • Overview

    person using computer aided design softwareAs a computer animator, you can create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials. Think Pixar! And more!

     

    Today, there’s a need for computer animators in the film and video industry but also in advertising, public relations, broadcast media and software publishing. It’s an exciting, lucrative career field to enter. And we’ve got the tools you need to succeed.

     

    Apply online today!

  • Highlights

    person using computer aided design software In the Computer Animation Program at OCCC, you’ll learn:

    • The principles of design and critical thinking skills that lead to creative solutions
    • The history of animation from early black-and-white cartoons to modern 2D and 3D productions
    • To use the leading industry 2D and 3D animation computer software
    • To create, generate and integrate 3D computer graphics
    • Professional techniques to create photo-realistic renderings, advanced physical-based and character animations, interactive media and web development, 3D gaming and 3D virtual environments
    • To create a seamless 3D character design of head, body, clothing, animation concepts in facial expression, internal skeleton control, morphing, dialogue and lip sync, posing and locomotion.
  • Degree Options
    CAD Software

    Computer Animation Degrees at Oklahoma City Community College

    Oklahoma City Community College offers an associate in applied science degree in computer animation and a certificate of mastery:

  • Courses
    CAD Software

    Computer Animation Classes at Oklahoma City Community College

    Oklahoma City Community College offers computer animation classes where you study with faculty who actively research the newest trends in the industry. You’ll take classes in:

    • Creativity and Design
    • Principles of Animation
    • 2D Computer Animation
    • 3D Rendering and Design Visualization
    • Digital Imaging
    • 3D Character Design and Animation
    • Digital Media Scripting
    • Digital Video Editing
    • 3D Animation and Special Effects
    • Design Project
  • Faculty
    Douglas Gregory

    Douglas Gregory


    Professor of Computer-Aided Technology

    Master in Education - Central State UniversityB.S. in Math - Wayne State UniversityAAS Drafting and Design - Henry Ford Community CollegeAAS Multimedia - Oklahoma City Community College37 Years Professor - Oklahoma City Community College10 Years Designer and Engineer - Ford Motor Company - Engine Division5 years Test Technician - U.S. Army Tank Arsenal, Warren Michigan

     
    John Helton

    John Helton


    Department Chair and Professor of Computer-Aided Technology

    I start teaching at Oklahoma City Community College in 1990.  I was hired as a part-time Instructor to teach AutoCAD to business and industry clients.  In January 1991 I was hired full-time as a Professor of Drafting and Design.I started using AutoCAD as a student at East Central University in 1986, using AutoCAD version 2.18 on an IBM AT computer.  All you needed were two floppy disks, one with MS-DOS and another with AutoCAD.  Prior to starting at OCCC, I taught Technology Education at Killeen High School, in Killeen, Texas.  Over the years I have taught AutoCAD at East Central University in Ada, University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and University of Oklahoma in Norman.

     
  • After OCCC
    CAD Software

    What You Can Do With an OCCC Computer Animation Degree or Certificate:

    As a computer animator, you can create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

     

    You could gain a position in the following industries:

    • Motion Pictures
    • Video/Gaming
    • Advertising
    • Television
    • Public Relations
    • Software Publishing

     

    Bring your dreams to life today! Get a computer animation degree at OCCC and take on the world. Your career choices will be virtually limitless.

     

    Complete your online community college admissions application today.

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