3D Graphics & Animation | UVU Concurrent Enrollment
DGM 2210 (3D Modeling and Animation Essentials - 4 Credits)
Suggested Grades: 11-12
Prerequisites: Digital Media (DGM 1110) must be taken either before or at the same time; Suggested prerequisite: Digital Photo 1
3D Graphics & Animation is a yearlong course. Students will use 3D software to create models for video games, simulations, virtual reality and animation projects. This course will introduce students to modeling, UV mapping, surfacing, camera setup, particle effects, animation, lighting, and rendering of 3D assets. Students will also learn how to develop concepts using storyboards and pre-visualization methods. They will learn how to manage a project and incorporate their 3D models into a video game or animation production pipeline.