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ADIT 1358 Video Games&Virtual Reality (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

Video games are a cultural phenomenon and very big business. This exploding industry rivals Hollywood as video games and virtual reality (VR) ‘turn’ the ‘real world’ upside down. This exciting entry level graphics course introduces students to the unreal world of video games and VR. Topics include: games and entertainment, Virtual Worlds, World of Warcraft, 3D graphics, Virtual Reality, Immersive Education, Hollywood blockbuster movies, special effects, synthetic humans and more. Skills learned can be applied to a variety of jobs and industries including: Hollywood and film production; television; music videos; video game design and development; virtual reality; medical and military simulation; scientific visualization and more. Hands-on experience using video game and VR content authoring tools. No auditors.


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Prerequisites: Familiarity using any type of graphics program (such as Photoshop, Paintshop, Flash or similar).

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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14