MMVP2045 Advanced 3D

3D modeling and animation is used by many fields such as architecture, medical, engineering, forensics, and the entertainment industry. Students in this course will build on their previous knowledge in 3D modeling and animation as they study advanced level methods and techniques.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MMVP1545 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:
Integrate particle systems into animated scenes
Demonstrate soft body animation
Create HDRI (high dynamic range image) scenes
Construct models with heightmaps
Use advanced materials and textures in models and animations
Create armatures and mesh objects
Develop complex animation sequences using IK (inverse kinematics)
Demonstrate the ability to function as a team member on large group projects
Produce polished portfolio readyoutput of still images and video

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