Immersive and Interactive Technology (Minor)
Immersion technologies are growing fast. According to the XR Association by 2025 augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality will be as ubiquitous as mobile devices.
- Degrees & Offerings
- Format Option(s)
- Hybrid (Online + In Person)
- Program Contact
Certificate Program Coordinator: eLearning Specialist and Instructional Game Design; Professor
A minor in immersive and interactive technologies give students essential skills in these technologies related to knowledge they have from their major or other areas of interest. The minor adds immersive and interactive technology skills like virtual reality to the background of students from several possible areas. Virtual reality can incorporate many different skills: Storytelling skills from English, visual communication skills from art or mass communications, programming skills from computer science and more.
Courses and Curriculum
In the four specific minor courses, they get an understanding of the importance of immersive media in all aspects of their lives and careers, additional multimedia applications for training applications, the design of immersive applications for instruction, and the department of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications.
CORE COURSES (12 credits)
INSTTEH.200 Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality
INSTTECH.228 Designing Immersive and Interactive Experiences
INSTTECH.460 Multimedia Productions
INSTTECH.428 Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Realities
ELECTIVES (6 credits)
Choose one of the department groups listed below. Other elective choices are possible by approval of the department chair.
INSTTECH.472 Introduction to Authoring
INSTTECH.465 Leading Virtual Teams
ARTSTDIO.295 Introductory Graphic Design
ARTSTDIO.296 Typography and Logo Design
EDFOUND.204 Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDFOUND.322 Digital Video Movies
ENGLISH.307 Writing for the Internet
ENGLISH.204 Introduction to Creative Writing
Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences
EGGS.242 Map Use and Analysis
EGGS.360 Principles of GIS I
ITM.301 Information Technology and Analytics
ITM.405 Training and Development
MASSCOMM.220 Multimedia in Mass Communications I
MASSCOMM.280 Introduction to Visual Communications
Mathematical and Digital Sciences
DATASCI.110 Introduction to Data Science
DATASCI.210 Data Visualization
MUSIC.219 Audio Recording
MUSIC.229 Music Education Computing and Technology
The Husky Difference
Immersive and Interactive Technology Contacts
Helmut Doll, Ph.D.
- Certificate Program Coordinator: eLearning Specialist and Instructional Game Design; Professor
Karl M. Kapp, Ph.D.
- Professor of Instructional Technology
Jessica Briskin, Ph.D.
- MSIDT Program Coordinator; Assistant Professor
R. Lynn Hummel, Ed.D.
- Associate Professor of Instructional Technology
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