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Learn 3D Computer Animation | No Experience Necessary!

mechanized fly - artwork created by VVC Student
Mechanized Fly,
Image Credit: VVC Student

Each semester, Victor Valley College offers a great selection of 'start from scratch' classes designed to teach the basics of creating 3D Computer Animation.  And get this, our beginning courses require absolutely NO prior experience!  The only pre-requisite is wanting to have fun!

Introductory classes are offered through both the college's Computer Integrated Design & Graphics (CIDG) and Media Arts Departments.  Below you'll find a list of beginning classes that we'll be offering during the upcoming semester.  You're eligible for any of them, just choose the one that best fits your schedule!  Classes can fill up quickly, so please register early to ensure that you don't get left out!

Get ready to have a blast.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Spring 2018 (classes start February 12th, 2018)

Course Name Section # Meeting Times Instructor
CIDG 160 3ds Max Fundamentals 64351 M & W 9:40AM - 12:00PM Steve Nelle
CIDG 160 3ds Max Fundamentals 64352 T & TH 1:00PM - 3:25PM Steve Nelle
CIDG 160 3ds Max Fundamentals 64353 T & TH 4:00PM - 6:25PM Steve Nelle
MERT 50 Principles of Animation in Maya 64838 M & W 1:00PM - 3:25PM Steve Nelle
MERT 50 Principles of Animation in Maya 64839 M & W 5:00PM - 7:25PM Jeff Stalians
MERT 51 Advanced Materials, Lighting and Rendering with MAYA** 64840 M & W 7:35PM - 9:55PM Jeff Stalians
MERT 74 Digital Video Production 64841 T & TH 7:00PM - 9:25PM Michael Clark


** MERT 51 (Recommended Preparation: MERT 50)

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Last Updated 1/29/18