3D Design Certificate




Course Overview

With an emphasis on multi-dimensional problem solving, hands-on model-making and technical skill-building, the Certificate in 3D Design Basics provides the opportunity to explore principles of technical drafting, scale-modeling, product rendering and architectural design.

This flexible, evening and weekend program is ideal for aspiring designers wishing to work with professional faculty in a hands-on studio environment. Areas of study include Rapid Visualization and Product Rendering, Creative Drawing and Architecture, Basics of Architectural Design, and a number of industry-standard software courses. Students exit the program with portfolio-ready projects, as well as an understanding of business and professional practices in the industry.

Assignments + Assessment

An assessment of the learning outcomes for each student is prepared by the instructor.

Students must achieve a Pass (P) in every required and elective course to be eligible for a 3D Design Basics Certificate. 

To receive a passing grade in each of their courses, students must:

  • complete assignments, exercises, and activities to the instructor’s stated requirements;
  • satisfy course learning outcomes.

Students can expect to spend a maximum of one hour of homework for every hour spent in class. All assignments must be completed to the evaluative standard set by the instructor to satisfy the learning outcomes of the course and program.

Program Duration

Students complete the 3D Design Basics Certificate at their own pace, registering in their required courses according to their own schedule and availability. Courses are offered over evenings and weekends allowing for part-time study.

Students must complete 162 hours of class-time. Courses range in length from 18 to 24 hours.