The Associate of Applied Science in Visual Communications (AAS): Video and Animation Production Degree Program at IADT

Are you fascinated by the world of digital media graphics and technology? If so, then the Associate of Applied Science in Visual Communications degree program with a Video & Animation concentration at the International Academy of Design and Technology may be right for you. This dynamic program gives you the opportunity to develop multimedia and technology skills that are used by today’s video and animation specialists.

The supportive environment at IADT can help you cultivate your natural talents as you experiment with new techniques and develop the confidence to pursue career opportunities in the visual communications field. Through the use of industry-current equipment and software, you can build a solid foundation in digital imaging, computer illustration and the fundamental design principles of video and animation.

Our associate-level training program can help you prepare to explore a wide range of career opportunities in visual communications, animation and other related fields. Take the first step toward new possibilities for your future. Enroll in IADT’s Associate of Applied Science in Visual Communications degree program with a Video & Animation Production concentration today.


IADT’s Visual Communications degree program can help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the techniques and tools used in today’s digital media design and development processes. By exploring the technical and creative aspects of video, animation and audio, you can develop the skills to pursue success in the visual communications and animation fields.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT's Associate of Applied Science in Visual Communications: Video and Animation Production degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Drawing
  • Typography
  • Graphic Design
  • Theory And History of Visual Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Computer Illustration
  • Digital Imaging
  • Digital Video
  • Video and Animation Design and Theory
  • Digital Audio
  • 3D Computer Animation
  • Storyboard and Character Development

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

These are some of the exciting careers in video and animation. With the right education and your own initiative, one of them could be in your future:

  • Video Production Assistant
  • 3D Production Artist
  • Technical Assistant
  • Media Designer

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