Certificate - 3D Modeling and Motion Design

The 3D Modeling & Motion Design Certificate is an interdisciplinary certificate appealing to those interested in graphic design, visual design, web design, video, and extended reality. Students will create three-dimensional assets used in video games, special effects, and entertainment. By emphasizing narrative, students will learn to tell stories in motion using compositing, keyframes, timelines, looping, motion tweening, basic scripting, and visual effects.

After completing the 3D Modeling & Motion Design Certificate students will be able to:

1. Research, conceptualize, refine ideas, and prototype as part of the creative process.

2. Demonstrate technical knowledge and competency with current design tools and technology.

Required Courses
GV 2083D Modeling I 3
GV 257Animation and Motion Design I3
or VF 243 Video Compositing & Motion Graphics I
GV 3083D Modeling II3
GV 357Animation and Motion Design II3
or VF 342 Video Compositing & Motion Graphics II
Choose one of the following:3
2D - 3D Drafting Design
Game Engines I
Interaction Design
Total Hours15
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*Candidates for the 3D Modeling and Motion Design Certificate are required to complete a minimum of 15 semester credit hours and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0