Animation Career Academy

Information and Updates: DVC Career Academies Summer 2020 Interest Card

Create your own digital media project by enrolling in ARTDM-150ID-4072 - Introduction to Digital Design! Animation Career Academy will introduce students to current technologies used to produce sequential Digital Media. Students will be introduced to a variety of digital media techniques including digital imaging and digital animation. This course will allow students to combine medias to create a sequential digital media project. Experience each step of the process through a hands-on approach to creating media. Discover the vast career choices in the digital media industry. 

Career Academy Information


July 27-31, 2020 - Pleasant Hill Campus

August 3-7, 2020 - Pleasant Hill Campus

Hours: 8:00am- 3:00pm
Location: A 303, DVC Pleasant Hill Campus

High school students pay ONLY $1.00 per unit.

College credit:

ARTDM-150ID-4072 or 4102: Earn 1 unit college credit and 2.5 units of high school credit.

How to Apply:

What can you do now?

Starting April 1st:

  • Complete Career Academy Application (link will be here and at top of page starting April 1st)
  • You will not enroll for this course through InSite and must receive permission from our office to enroll.
  • Hold on to your signed Special Admissions Recommendation Form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Beginning of May, students will receive an email if they have been accepted or waitlisted
  • Once accepted, you must respond confirming your spot and complete the online permission forms by a certain date that will be in your email
  • You will receive a date in June to submit your Special Admissions Recommendation Form to either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus Admissions & Records Office. You can also pay your fee of $1/unit at this time.
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

For more detailed instructions: Steps to Apply to Career Academies

Who can apply:

This course is appropriate for students entering grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 for Fall 2020

  • DVC does not provide meals; please make sure to pack your own lunch and snacks.
  • Because this class gives college credit, students must attend every day for the whole time or they may receive a non-passing grade for the class on their college transcript.

Limited to 28 students.

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Animation Career Academy

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DVC Summer Camps are supported by a generous contribution from AT&T. AT&T Aspire is investing in students today – at home, in the classroom, at work – to prepare them for success tomorrow.