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Digital Effects and Animation Technology



The Digital Effects & Animation program gives you the skills to create animation and graphics for electronic games, television, film and online media.

We offer hands-on training with computer art and animation programs like Autodesk Maya and the Adobe Creative Suite.

You will not just learn technical skills; you will also acquire other essential skills such as:



  • teamwork
  • project-based assignments
  • portfolio production
  • design and animation principals
  • recognition of best practices and industry standards

Students can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Digital Effects & Animation in two years.




Digital Effects and Animation Program of Study Worksheet 







Employment Outlook

Graduates will qualify for employment as an entry level 2D/3D digital artist in television, broadcast, advertising, games, etc.





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Program Contacts

Paula L. Hindman

Instructor, Digital Effects and Animation Technology

Year Hired 2001

paula.hindman digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 694-8069


Fall 2020 Curriculum WebAdvisor Schedule

WebAdvisor offers a secure web interface that allows you to access PCC's class schedule. This option provides the most up-to-date information about classes being offered and the number of available seats at the time you view the schedule.

NOT A CURRENT STUDENT? You can view the upcoming semester’s class schedule. See course sections and plan out your schedule. 

YOU ARE A CURRENT STUDENT? Use WebAdvisor to register for classes online!

Fall 2020 Curriculum Schedule - .pdf

Schedule last updated March 19, 2020

The web format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor.

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