XR Certificate (Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality)

The XR Certificate provides strong foundational skills in the emerging technologies of augmented, virtual and mixed reality. The courses are focused on combining creative and technical skills to design and develop content for a range of applications and industries.

IMG-101Introduction to Computer Generated Art1
IMG-112X-R Principles3
IMG-214X-R Studio3
IMG-201Narrative and Storytelling in X-R3
Total Credits10

Nieves Gruneiro-Roadcap
Chairperson, Art and Design
Associate Professor, Art and Design
M.F.A., Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
B.F.A., New Jersey City University
EH 101    973-328-5435     ngruneiro@ccm.edu

Hrvoje Slovenc
Special Projects, Photography Technology
Assistant Professor, Art and Design
M.F.A., Yale School of Art
B.A., The City College of the CUNY
EH 110   973-328-5440     hsolvenc@ccm.edu

Courses

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IMG-101. Introduction to Computer Generated Art. 1 Credit.

LECT 1 hr
This 7-week, 1-credit introductory course is an introduction to software as a tool for visual artists. Computational art frameworks, 3D graphics, computer vision and basic physical computing are among the topics explored throughout the semester.

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IMG-112. X-R Principles. 3 Credits.

LECT 1 hr, LAB 4 hrs
This studio course will introduce students to the principles of photographic design in artificial reality (AR) (virtual, augmented and mixed reality). Students will build AR spaces using conventional photographs. They will also apply principles of photographic design to 360 photography and 360 videos. Through a series of assignments, students will be prepared to apply principles of photographic design to complex AR scenes.

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IMG-201. Narrative and Storytelling in X-R. 3 Credits.

LECT 1 hr, LAB 4 hrs
This studio course focuses on creating documentary content for emerging platforms. In this course we delve into how to create content for, and engage with viewers as photographers, artists, and visual communicators. Course requirements may include extensive use of Blackboard and other online components.

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IMG-214. X-R Studio. 3 Credits.

LECT 1 hr, LAB 2 hrs
This is a studio course that focuses on practices and paradigms for photorealistic virtual and mixed reality content designed for mobile and web platforms. Course requirements may include extensive use of Blackboard and other online components.
Prerequisites: IMG-112.