Feb 28, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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GAME 3040 - Virtual Reality Development


3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every Fall Semester.

This course introduces students to virtual reality (VR) development, the principles and history of VR and VR systems, as well as how this rapidly advancing medium can be used in interactive and narrative entertainment, education and training, art and film creation, and other content areas. Topics include 3D interaction and VR user interface types, haptics, human perception, social VR, telepresence, augmented reality (AR) and the philosophical and scientific implications of how virtual reality may inform and alter human perception of reality. Students will playtest and critique a variety of VR games and apps, and work individually and in groups to create VR projects. 

 

Prerequisite(s): GAME 3000  and GAME 3030  



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