Profiles of Virtual Modeling Programs & Schools

Programs to consider:

Drexel University

Degrees Offered: B. S. Animation and Visual Effects, Game Art and Production, Graphic Design, Web Development and Interaction Design; M. S. Digital Media

Tuition Information:  Undergraduate $41,500, graduate $24,000 for the 2011 – 2012 school year (graduate) and 2012 – 2013 school year (undergraduate).  Tuition does not include undergraduate fees of $2,300 per year or graduate fees of $520 per year.

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 Virtual Modeling and Design

What Does Virtual Modeling and Design Mean?

Virtual modeling and design is the process of creating virtual models of objects, humans, animals, etc., for use in virtual reality, simulation, or other applications. Virtual model and design artists use 3D modeling, animation, character design, world building, spatial design, and more to create virtual models. Virtual modeling and design is often used in the entertainment field, construction, architecture, interior design, planning departments, the automotive industry, science, and the medical field.

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Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Studio Art with Emphasis in Graphic Design; B. A. or B. S. Broadcasting and Digital Media; B. S. Virtual Technology and Design; M. F. A. Studio Art with Concentration in Graphic Design

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Degrees Offered:  A. A. and B. A. Digital Media, Digital Video, Game Art and Animation (traditional and online), Game Design (traditional and online), Serious Games and Simulation and Virtual Modeling and Design (traditional and online); M. S. Game Production and Management

Tuition Information:  Undergraduate $19,400; Online Undergraduate $11,200; Graduate $12,200 for the 2010 – 2011 school year

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