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
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

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

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $624.65 $697.60 $1,081.30  $1,514.00
12 credits (full-time) $1,331.78 $1,523.22 $2,252.72  $3,124.98
15 credits  $1,493.30 $1,687.05 $2,425.70 $3,308.25

*Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs.
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

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

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

  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

Careers & Opportunities

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.