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Degrees & Certificates

Explore your options and find the right program to help you achieve your goals.

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  • Animation

    Associate of Applied Science
    Learn the fundamentals of 2D and 3D animation techniques, from keyframing to creating characters and character poses and then tweening (creating images “in between” frames) poses together. Practice what you’ve learned by working in teams, explore business for creatives and begin building a portfolio and learn how to market yourself to potential employers.
  • Learn to produce 2D animations and 3D models and animations using industry standard software. Learn 2D animation techniques like tweening and keyframing and develop 3D models, set lights and animate scenes.
  • Anthropology

    Associate of Arts
    Study human cultural patterns, learned behavior, linguistics, social and political organization, religion, culture and personality, culture change and the science of recovering human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. Learn principles of human genetics, evolution, anatomy, classification, and ecology, variation and adaptation, living primate biology and behavior, and primate and human fossil evolutionary history. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Art History - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    Explore the Western visual arts from Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance periods up to early 20th Century to the present. Learn fundamentals of drawing and the principals and elements of 2D and 3D design. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Learn the basics of 2D and 3D animation. Master storyboarding techniques, tweening, character drawing and design and animate scenes using advanced techniques seen in movies and video games.

    In-district high school students can earn this certificate in two semesters and receive dual high school and college credit.

  • This certificate is geared toward high school students in concurrent enrollment at Aims who want to learn the basics of web design. Learn design principles in page layout, navigation, typography for the web, style sheets and editing for web browsers. This is a Graphic Design and Rich Media certificate with a focus on computer information systems.
  • Biology - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Science
    Learn the fundamental molecular, cellular and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Study the principles of ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Business - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    The Aims business liberal arts degree is designed for students who want to transfer to a participating public Colorado four-year school to pursue a bachelor’s degree. With this business associate of arts degree with designation, you can earn the first two years of credit toward your four-year degree at Aims at a fraction of the cost. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Chemistry - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Science
    Study measurement, matter, chemical formulas, reactions and equations, stoichiometry along with the development of atomic theory, electron configurations of atoms and chemical bond theory. Learn about gases, liquids, and solids, solution properties, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and ionic equilibrium, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry with hands-on laboratory experiments that demonstrate qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques and problem solving skills. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Computer Science - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Science
    This two-year computer science program prepares you to complete your bachelor's degree at a four-year college or university in Colorado. In addition to fulfilling general education credit requirements, students will learn programming language and build skills within the computer science and programming discipline such as algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions and problem solving techniques. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).