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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GAME 124 Introduction to 3D with Maya

4 credits
This course is an introduction to the 3D content creation process as practiced in Maya. Best practices for 3D modeling, texturing, file management, and animation will be examined. Students will build several small scenes and render those scenes into movies. Emphasis will be placed on 3D as it relates to the video game industry.

Prerequisites: DSGN 122 , ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher), and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Model small scenes using Maya
  • Create, manipulate and render 3D content
  • Build basic scenes within Maya
  • Create simple animations within Maya
  • Manage files and content congruent with Industry
  • Devise multiple ways to build objects in 3D

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40