Acquire technical and creative storytelling skills to produce 2D and 3D visual content using industry-standard multimedia tools. Select animation or video track option.

Completion Award
Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences
Length of Study
115 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
On Campus

  1. Effectively use design elements and technical skills to create effective visual images for animation or video
  2. Create, select and organize design elements including letter forms, illustrations, typography and other graphic images in a structured environment for development in multimedia
  3. Apply principles of audience and market analysis, conduct research and develop resources in the production of visuals in commercial, documentary and artistic animation or video
In addition to the outcomes above, students will gain the skills and knowledge included in Shoreline Student Learning Outcomes (SSLOs): Communication, Critical Thinking, Equity & Social Justice, Information Literacy, and Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning.

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There are expanding opportunities within this field for creating visual images for multimedia product development including game artistry and animation. Graduates are hired into entry-level positions in 2D animation, web, gaming/multimedia or video production. In addition, students may use this as a foundation for further 2D and 3D study at the next institution.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)

Per Quarter
WA-Resident Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
1 credit $145.17  $245.71  $339.54 $162.51
5 credits $673.85  $1,176.57  $1,645.70  $760.55
12 credits (full-time) $1,462.52  $2,476.40 $3,422.10  $1,637.76
15 credits $1,641.05 $2,667.59  $3,624.45 $1,819.05

¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Program Fees
Approximately $60 - $200 per quarter, depending on courses selected

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