3-D Modeling and Simulation Design

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Why 3-D Modeling & Simulation Design?

The 3-D Modeling and Simulation Design program offers a high quality and diversified curriculum that prepares students for work in the fields of engineering, simulation software design, architecture and graphic design. Topics in 3D Modeling, Simulation, Parametric Modeling and Architectural Drafting focuses on the use of AutoCAD, 3DSMax, Inventor, Microstation and similar software in addition to courses focusing on visual design, drafting and sketch rendering concepts.

Why 3-D Modeling at WVU Parkersburg?

At WVU Parkersburg, you’ll get to work with cutting edge technology and solve interesting problems as you develop the skills necessary for success in drafting, architectural design, digital imaging, simulator development and related fields.

Use 3-D software to create 3-D images, floor plans and simulators or send files to a 3-D printer for prototyping capabilities.

The successful completion of the Capstone Course provides the student with certification from the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA), a recognized industry professional organization.

After completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, continue on your pathway into the Bachelor of Applied Technology to gain business and management skills.

Programs Offered

3D Modeling and Simulation Design – AAS pdf

Careers

Potential careers and salaries include:

  • Detail draftsman – $30,000
  • Design draftsman – $45,000
  • Architectural designer – $50,000
  • Digital imaging assistant – $25,000
  • Simulation developer – $60,000