# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Digital Visualization (8459/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Digital Visualization (8459/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8459
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:None

Students gain experiences related to computer animation by using graphics and design concepts. Students solve problems involving 3-D object manipulation, storyboarding, texturing/mapping, lighting concepts, and environmental geometry. Students create a variety of animations that reflect real-world applications and are introduced to interactive and 3-D animation software. Production of a portfolio showcasing examples of original student work is included.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Communication Systems 8415 (36 weeks) or 8418 (18 weeks); Technical Drawing 8435 (36 weeks) or (18 weeks) 8434

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Audio and Video Technology and Film
    • Visual Arts

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.