Cartoon Animator

Austin W.

Grade 9th

May 1, 2014

AVID 1

Mrs.Edwards

Hunt High School

Project Purpose: Become more familiar with a potential career and a college that would allow me to get this degree.

Where I got my info from:

- CFNC.org

-vacareerview.org

My Ultimate Goal is to be a Cartoon Animator

My description of this career is the creating of cartoon characters or scenes into motion.

Why I choose this career I always wanted to create my on cartoon, and I use to create my on show on sticky notes and flip them and watch it.

How much does my job offer:                                                                                                                  Beginning Salary: $21.47 a hour                                                                                                            Highest Salary: $47,757 a year                                                                                                              Average Salary: $29,467 a year

Needed years at college: 4

Degree needed is a Bachelors

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My Choice of College is Johnston Community College

My college that has this degree is Johnston Community College, Smithfield NC.

I will live off campus.

The ratio of undergraduate students to teachers is 1/18

Other colleges offering this degree:                                                                                                       Davidson County Community College                                                                                                  James Sprunt Community College                                                                                                         Lees-McRae College

High School Chemistry is required

Chemistry is required for this degree

Minimum HS GPA is a 4.0

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My Plan B

3 class's I can take in High School                                                                                                         1. Principles of Technology I& II                                                                                                            2. Scientific and Technical Visualization I & II                                                                                3. Digital Media & Advanced Digital Media

Other degrees the college offers                                                                                                             1. Graphic Designer                                                                                                                                   2. Car Body Designer                                                                                                                                3. Commic Illustrator

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Best thing I have learned about this project is they all pay good for these jobs

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