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Dynamic Reality Technologies (AAS-DRT)

Program Location:  Fairhope Campus

Length:  Four Semesters

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics & Visual Effects—Dynamic Reality Technologies is technical degree, which is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the VR/AR/MR Industry in the use of virtual reality and virtual reality training simulations.  The program enables the discovery, stimulation, development and demonstration of students’ true creative potential within the context of a real 3D simulation production.  Students will also experience stimulating creation and production situations similar to those found in industry.  At the end of the program, students will have created a professional portfolio of their work in digital creation, according to industry standards use of VR/AR/MR-based technologies and holograms for employer-developed training simulations.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion.  Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
CAP 101 CGI Software Basics 3
CAP 103 Computer Graphics History 3
CAP 104 Introduction to Game Design I 3
CAP 105 Introduction to Computer Programming for 3D 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
ART 175 Digital Photography 3
ART 178 Audio-Visual Techniques 3
CAP 123 CGI Shading, Lighting and Rendering 3
CAP 124 Game Design II 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
History, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 18

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Composition I 3
CAP 201 Simulation and Particles Effects 3
CAP 202 Live Action and Integration Project 5
CAP 204 Advanced Modeling 2
Math, Science, or Computer Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
CAP 221 Final Project 6
CAP 205 Dynamic Reality Production 3
CAP 224 Digital Environment 3
CAP 225 or CAP 226 + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

GRAND TOTAL CREDITS 64

*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.

Locations:

Fairhope Campus

440 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532