3D Modeling & Design Program Bachelor of Science Degree: Media Arts
3D Modeling and Design No application, parking or monthly material fees Books and supplies all included 16 or 19-month degree program (Not including Prerequisite) Morning or evening classes Complete design classes first Easy transfer credit evaluation VA approved Learn Maya, ZBrush, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and HTML / CSS
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Arts (emphasis in 3D Modeling & Design), prepares students for a broad range of design and technology skills for a career in the 3D Modeling and Design fields.
Students completing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Arts, study in 3D Modeling & Design will have acquired knowledge of:
Character Design and Development Polygon Modeling UV Mapping / Texturing Rendering (photo-realistic / real-time rendering) Lighting Rigging Demo Reel Development
Mastering of these skills results in artist’s / designer’s ability to express visual creativity through technology and the creative process.
The students will qualify for entry-level positions such as:
3D Modeler Prop Modeler Product Visualization Artist 3D Prototype Artist Forensics Visualization Artist Special Effects Artist
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Program Courses TERM 4 IA104 Introduction to 3D IV104 Introduction to Digital Video IW104 Fundamentals of Web TERM 5 3D310 Advanced Materials 3D320 Hard Surface & Prop Modeling 3D330 Game Character TERM 6 3D410 Anatomy For Character Modelers 3D420 Advanced Organic Modeling 3D430 Demo Reel Development PP200 Portfolio Development B.S. GENERAL EDUCATION FIL201 Film and Society MUS201 Enjoyment of Music ENS201 Environmental Science II MAT204 Business Math BUS202 Marketing Communications HUM203 History of Graphic Design ENG202 Digital Media Writing ENG204 Business Communications ART202 Fundamentals of Illustration INT200 Internship Prerequisites: An Associate Degree in Graphic Design from Platt College or equivalent Proficiency in Photoshop®, Illustrator® & HTML/CSS An acceptable professional or educational portfolio