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Media & Communication Arts - Motion Design

In this program, you will acquire or build on foundational skills that include traditional and digital drawing, photography, still and animated design, image manipulation, audio and video manipulation and color theory. The program is for those new to the field and those seeking career advancement, with an emphasis on providing diverse skills that can be used worldwide across the media arts spectrum.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Media & Communication Arts - Motion Design

  1. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available
  2. What you need to succeed, including free tutoring
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Media & Communication Arts - Motion Design Courses at Macomb

  • Illustration Fundamentals
  • Digital Layout: Adobe
  • Introduction to and Advanced Photoshop
  • Introduction to Photography
  • Design 1
  • Previsualization
  • Digital Illustration
  • Typography
  • Introduction to Motion Graphics
  • Compositing and 2D Animatics
  • Advanced After Effects
  • Portfolio Development

Career Opportunities in Media & Communication Arts - Motion Design

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate, you will be qualified for positions that include motion design artist, instructional designer, visual designer, graphic designer and multimedia designer.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in this program will transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Media & Communication Arts - Motion Design Program?

For more information, contact the Department of Engineering and Advanced Technology, 586.445.7435.

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