• Program: Architectural Technology
  • Course: Architectural CAD: 3D Studio Max
  • Course #: ARCH2930
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will use 3D Studio Max software for modeling and rendering architectural design images. Students will also learn to import images created in other programs to develop and enhance those images into true-to-life scenes.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Apply software commands
Construct objects from primitive shapes
Set up cameras
Construct animations
Apply material textures
Set up scene lighting
Produce script
Create rendering
Apply illumination effects
Modify IK/FK control
Assemble completed scenes

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Architectural Drafting and Design program student or architectural industry experience with current working knowledge of computers
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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