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Virtual Technology & Design

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2481
E-mail: vtd@uidaho.edu


Phone: 208-885-1600

Fax: (208) 885-9429

University Of Idaho College of Art & Architecture

B.S. Virtual Technology & Design

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Transforming the Digital World

Virtual technology has transformed the way we live and work. Learn to create virtual technologies for gaming, animated films, simulations, business and education, and other applications while studying art and design, computer science, animation, storytelling and much more. Build experience in design studios and hands-on projects for real clients to prepare for your career.


Unleash the power of the virtual world. From entertainment to education, virtual technology has transformed the way people live and work around the globe. As a student in this industry-driven program, you will learn to create virtual technologies for gaming, animated films, simulations, business and education, and other applications. You will study art and design, computer science, 3D modeling, animation, world building, storytelling, character design, spatial design, four-dimensional design, and much more. Design studios and hands-on projects provide opportunities to practice building virtual worlds for real clients. For example, you could help build second-life virtual environments for education and health care, liquid scenery for student plays, interactive virtual realities for first-responder training, and animated films for a university festival.
Unleash the power of the virtual world. From entertainment to education, virtual technology has transformed the way people live and work around the globe. As a student in this industry-driven program, you will learn to create virtual technologies for gaming, animated films, simulations, business and education, and other applications. You will study art and design, computer science, 3D modeling, animation, world building, storytelling, character design, spatial design, four-dimensional design, and much more. Design studios and hands-on projects provide opportunities to practice building virtual worlds for real clients. For example, you could help build second-life virtual environments for education and health care, liquid scenery for student plays, interactive virtual realities for first-responder training, and animated films for a university festival.

Fast Facts

  • Our interdisciplinary curriculum includes virtual design, spatial design, art, computer science, engineering, humanities and social sciences.
  • Build the next generation of entertainment, educational and business applications that promise to change the way people throughout the world live.
  • Collaborate with students and professionals to address real design issues through design studios and community outreach activities.
  • Graduate with valuable practical experience and an established portfolio of personal design work.

A Vandal Emmy

From Moscow to Hollywood

Matt Lefferts (VTD '08) pursued his lifelong dream to work in Hollywood––and ended up an Emmy award-winning 3-D Generalist at Fuse FX.

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Location

Virtual Technology & Design

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2481
E-mail: vtd@uidaho.edu


Phone: 208-885-1600

Fax: (208) 885-9429

University Of Idaho College of Art & Architecture