MMVP1545 3D Basics

This course introduces foundations 3D modeling and animation. Students will explore different aspects of 3D modeling and animation to create interior environments, exterior environments, vehicles, and characters. Students will create textures, light scenes, and apply effects.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MMVP1500 with a grade of "C" or better or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Create interior scene models
Create exterior scene models
Produce rigged models
Integrate multiple models into a scene
Demonstrate texture mapping
Apply single and multiple point light schemes
Develop animated models and camera movements
Utilize distributed rendering
Demonstrate 3D production workflows
Produce finished output as still images and video files

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1