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Digital Effects and Animation


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 

DEAT Student Artwork

Employment Outlook

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

Digital Effects and Animation Gainful Employment Outlook

Important Links

Program Contacts

Paula L. Hindman

Instructor/Coordinator, Digital Effects and Animation Technology

Year Hired 2001

(336) 694-8069



Rodney Jackson

Dean, Caswell County Campus

Year Hired 2018

(336) 694-8042


Spring 2019 Curriculum and Continuing Education Schedule

Mailed Brochure - Web Version (6mb)

The printed format is a combined brochure for both Curriculum classes and Continuing Education courses available for the Spring 2019 semester. The printed brochure will be available starting on November 1 on both campuses and other locations in both Person and Caswell Counties. They will also be mailed to over 27,000 homes in both counties.


Curriculum Classes - Web Format

Schedule last updated December 3, 2018

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


Continuing Education - Web Format 

Schedule last updated December 3, 2018.


2019 Spring Curriculum Schedule on WebAdvisor

WebAdvisor offers a secure web interface that allows you to access the class schedule on PCC’s Datatel Colleague system. If you are not a current PCC student, you can view the upcoming semester’s class schedule. This allows you to look up course sections and plan out your schedule. If you are a current PCC student, you may register for classes online using the Colleague system. 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. Click here to visit WebAdvisor.

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