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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

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Computer Graphics Technology - CGT 246

Motion Graphics 2 - After Effects

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course will further explore the uses of audio, graphics and video in the field of motion graphics. Students will learn how object motion graphics programs can interrelate to develop informational and promotional media. Students will make extensive use of two- and three-dimensional motion and still graphics to design and create projects for video and/or multimedia applications.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • CGT 215 with a minimum grade of 2.0.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Integrate common motion graphic file formats and pixel/vector based graphic images with audio.
  • Integrate composites with digital motion production.
  • Develop timing for linear and non-linear production and informational processes.
  • Utilize the advanced features of paths and alpha mask development.
  • Integrate advanced audio controls to maximize effects.
  • Develop an advance understanding of 3D space.
  • Use the organizational skills of storytelling to present a thought and emotional response.
  • Integrate imaging resources into a final production.
  • Create media that communicates a clearly defined message.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; COMPUTER GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 246119363Motion Graphics 2MC3Salo J7/12/0Open$42.00M  07:00 PM-09:52 PM JC110

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday