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Video and Motion Graphics, AAS-T

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Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Video and Motion Graphics AAS-T program teaches both the technical and aesthetic skills vital to becoming a productive consumer and producer of media. A diverse curriculum challenges students to be artists and technicians, while stressing the importance of collaboration with fellow students and faculty. By emphasizing hands-on learning through real-world scenarios, students will gain the skills to do creative work in a wide variety of genres including documentary, narrative, commercial, and corporate video.

As the graphical elements of media continue to grow more sophisticated, so do the expectations of creative media graduates. Digital content creators face a growing demand for motion graphics and 3D animation. Through substantial use of industry-standard software titles, graduates will enter the workplace with the competence and confidence necessary for the rapidly evolving digital media landscape.

Video and Motion Graphics AAS-T degree graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • produce video in a wide variety of genres including narrative, documentary, and commercial
  • think critically about the media they watch
  • properly operate video and sound equipment
  • effectively communicate the importance of design and messaging relative to their industry
  • animate 2D and 3D motion graphics through keyframing
  • collaborate across creative disciplines
  • produce a professional résumé, cover letter and industry ready portfolio
  • demonstrate technical proficiency and creative skills
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Academic Core Requirements - 20 Credits

Total Program Credits: 99

* Or any college level math course with intermediate algebra as a prerequisite

See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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