Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
7/1/2016Frederick Community College
Proposal
LDCComputer Animation8/30/2016Approved7/1/2016
Computer Animation Program Description
The Lower Division Certificate (L.D.C.) in Computer Animation introduces students to the current animation and modeling software, such as Blender, Autodesk 3ds Max, and Autodesk Maya, and covers animation production, computer graphics, interactive 3D foundations, and 3D modeling & animation.  This proposed certificate directly supports the mission of Frederick Community College (FCC) and prepares students for workforce preparation and career development. This new certificate contributes to FCC's goal to provide learning opportunities based on students goals, needs for lifelong learning and participation in society. This certificate prepares graduates to become contributing information technology professionals in the areas of Digital Graphic Designers, Multimedia Designers, Digital Animators, Character Riggers, or Web Designers/Developers. Course delivery will be in flexible forms, including traditional face-to-face, hybrid, and online.