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Visualization Technology Certificate

Location(s): In Person and Online

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Program Overview

Major ID: 289C

Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring

This certificate program is a series of entry level courses that are part of the Visualization Technology AAS degree at Saint Paul College.

This certificate option is available for students who may choose not to complete the entire AAS degree and gain some experience with courses used in computer graphics, particularly courses in the Adobe software suite.

Career Opportunities

The computer graphics field relates to many jobs in the multimedia area including but not limited to:

  • Web Designer
  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Game Designer and Developer
  • Multimedia Developer

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will design multiple visual graphic projects using industry standard software in both print and web formats.
  2. Graduates will demonstrate fundamental animation techniques in 2D animation.
  3. Graduates will develop web based student portfolios to promote employment opportunities.

Program Faculty

Darren Pearson

Course Offering Options

This program can be completed by using a combination of day, evening, and Saturday courses. Part-time and full-time options are available.

Recommended Equipment

Digital Camera, USB Drive, Adobe Software

Estimated Book Cost

$50 - $75 per class

Program Requirements

Subtotal: 14 Credits

Technical Electives: 4 Credits

  • Any DGIM or CSCI

General Education Requirements: 3 Credits

  • General Education Requirements 3 Credits
  • Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts
  • ARTS 17XX (recommended)

Course Sequence

The following sequence is recommended; however, this sequence is not required. Contact the Program Faculty with questions.

First Semester

Total Semester Credits: 10

Second Semester

Total Semester Credits: 11

Total Program Credits: 21

Information is subject to change. This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:

Reading: Score of 225+

Arithmetic: Score of 200+

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

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