Design Model Making and Rapid Prototyping at IVC
The growth of digital technology has opened up many new areas of development in the representation and construction of models, digital simulation and rapid prototyping. The new certificates in industrial, commercial and transportation design are intended to prepare students with the skills necessary to design products and build models using both traditional and emerging technologies. Students will gain a unique insight into both the physical and digital disciplines of model making and design, cultivating technical and arts skills based on critical thinking. This program is occupational in nature; the courses in the major are not currently transferable to CSU or UC. Students should consult with their counselors or the Transfer Center to determine the extent to which courses may apply to programs at other four-year institutions.
Model Making and Transportation Design
This certificate program will engage students in the methods and techniques used to explore, record and communicate the visual information in design. Career options include transportation design model making and digital design simulation and prototyping.
Industrial and Commercial Design
Industrial and commercial design is a valued part of many industries, including architecture, product and packaging, media and entertainment. The core courses in this program study the elements of creative thinking and interpretation used in the design process, including the techniques and methods used to construct prototypes and models. In advanced courses, students will explore a number of options in digital, architectural and media simulation modeling and rapid prototyping. Career options include simulation modeling and model making in architectural design and entertainment, and industrial and commercial design modeling and rapid prototyping.
Complete the following courses:
- DMP 200 INTRODUCTION TO MODEL MAKING AND DESIGN
- DMP 210 RAPID VISUALIZATION
- DMP 220 BASIC MODEL MAKING
- DMP 221 ADVANCED MODEL MAKING I
- DMP 222 ADVANCED MODEL MAKING II
- DMP 230 3D COMPUTER DESIGN
- DMP 240 3D RAPID MODEL MAKING AND PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT I
- DMP 241 3D RAPID MODEL MAKING AND PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT II
- DMP 260 MODELING AND PROTOTYPING METHODS AND MATERIALS
Total Units Required: 24.5 To transfer: Courses required for the associate degree major at IVC may not be the same as those required for the major at a four-year school. If you plan to transfer, consult a counselor to identify the courses needed for the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals.
Cost & Fees
ALL fees are subject to change. Registration is not complete until all required course fees have been paid.