Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Virtual Reality Design (B.A.)


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Anne Marchant, PhD., Director, Division of Applied Technology
540-665-4760, [email protected]

The BA in Virtual Reality Design will prepare students for careers producing high-quality content for emerging AR/VR and related disciplines.  Students choose from either the VR Media or Digital Stages concentration.

The VR Media Concentration is designed for students who plan to specialize in 360 video or AR/VR content production.  

The Digital Stages Concentration is designed for students who are interested in such careers as directing AR/VR productions or acting in AR/VR productions/simulations.

SCIL Lab - Student-run Lab


  • ARVR 290 AR/VR Lab Credit(s): 3
  • Two instances normally taken in two consecutive terms Credit(s): 6

Elective Courses


BA students may choose any BS in Virtual Reality Design concentration courses as electives in addition to the courses listed below.  

6 credits of lab (ARVR 290) and 9 credits of ARVR electives required.

BA Digital Stages Concentration


Course Map


1st Year - Fall

  • FYS 101*
  • ENG 101 (ShenEd Written Literacy)
  • MATH 102 or 201 (ShenEd Quantitative Literacy)
  • ARVR 105
  • General Elective

 

1st Year - Spring

  • CSC 201
  • (ShenEd Ethical Reasoning)
  • ARVR 210
  • General Elective
  • ShenEd Elective

 

2nd Year - Fall

  • ARVR 230
  • ARVR 202 (ShenEd Communicative Literacy)
  • ARVR 290
  • (ShenEd Natural Science)
  • (ShenEd Social or Behavioral Science)

 

2nd Year - Spring

  • ARVR 240
  • (ShenEd Cultural Understanding)
  • ARVR 290
  • (ShenEd Creative Expression)
  • General Elective

 

3rd Year - Fall

  • ARVR Elective
  • ARVR 310
  • ARVR Concentration
  • ARVR Concentration
  • General Upper Division Elective

 

3rd Year - Spring

  • ARVR Elective
  • ARVR Elective
  • General Upper Division Elective
  • General Upper Division Elective
  • ARVR Concentration

 

4th Year - Fall

  • ARVR 401
  • ARVR 440
  • ARVR Concentration
  • General Upper Division Elective
  • General Upper Division Elective
  • General Elective

 

4th Year - Spring

  • ARVR 402
  • ARVR Concentration
  • General Upper Division Elective
  • General Upper Division Elective
  • General Elective

*Transfer students must take an additional course in the Navigating Differences region instead of FYS 101

 

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