VR and Immersive Media Design

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VRIM 100 Digital Tools for VR/AR Media 3.0 Credits

Students will learn fundamentals of digital tools used for creating Immersive Media including Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) content. Tools introduced include pixel based image manipulation tools (such as Photoshop), video and animation compositing tools (such as Nuke), 3D CGI tools (such as Maya) and immersive 3d interactive engines (such as Unity).

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

VRIM 110 Digital Imaging for VR/AR Media 3.0 Credits

Students learn foundational image acquisition, lighting and processing techniques and principles utilized for creating Immersive Media including Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) content. Topics covered include digital still and video imaging and lighting fundamentals and image processing.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ANIM 100 [Min Grade: D] or DIGM 100 [Min Grade: D] or VRIM 100 [Min Grade: D] or PHTO 141 [Min Grade: D] or VSCM 200 [Min Grade: D]

VRIM 120 VR/AR Production Lab I 3.0 Credits

Students learn to integrate principles of color, design, story telling, three dimensional layout, and a users’ sense of presence within Immersive Media by working in small teams to iterate through a number of design and production projects, producing a variety of prototype immersive experiences using readily available components and assets.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VRIM 110 [Min Grade: D]

VRIM 215 History of Immersive Media 3.0 Credits

Students learn the pre-cursors to modern Immersive Media forms and the evolution of the art spanning centuries of aesthetic, social and technological development. Concepts in 2D, 3D, VR, AR, Fulldome and other forms of Immersive Media will be covered.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

VRIM 220 VR/AR Production Lab II 3.0 Credits

Students learn to integrate principles of color, design, story telling, three dimensional layout, and a users’ sense of presence within Immersive Media by working in small teams to iterate through a number of design and production projects, producing a variety of prototype immersive experiences by implementing their own custom created assets.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VRIM 120 [Min Grade: D]

VRIM 250 Professional Practices for Immersive Media 3.0 Credits

Provides a professional orientation to the Immersive Media industry through an exploration of a variety of projects and studies. In addition to lecture and discussions, students learn to take active part in role plays and presentations to achieve an understanding of the importance of team building, team work, and team management in all phases of animation and visual effects productions from proposals to final delivery, as well as personal development and promotion through personal learning, development of work demonstration materials.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VRIM 120 [Min Grade: D]

VRIM 310 Immersive Media Workshop I 3.0 Credits

This course examines the roles of the executive producer and the development team in taking an Immersive Media project from concept to design document through prototype while maintaining close connection to story and communication. Students will work in small teams to research and plan a production effort that results in a pre-production prototype.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VRIM 220 [Min Grade: D] and ANIM 212 [Min Grade: D]

VRIM 320 Immersive Media Workshop II 3.0 Credits

This course provides an environment in which the pre-production of VRIM 310 Immersive Media Workshop I can be taken through a full production effort. Students work in small teams to bring a selected prototype to completion.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VRIM 310 [Min Grade: D]

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