Introductory Adobe After Effects (CSSO 104)

Adobe After Effects is an industry-leading software for graphics animation and effects. In this introductory, technique-focused course, you will explore the fundamentals of time-based graphics with a strong emphasis on design principles such as composition, typography and rhythm. You will learn essential animation and storytelling techniques through practical exercises and projects including a logo animation and a title sequence.

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Contact Hours

30 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, basic computer literacy is required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $645.15. Download your detailed materials list including your software requirements before your first class.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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