About the Program
The Computer Graphics Technology Bachelor of Science program is designed to prepare students for employment as graphics technologists. Students work in computer labs developing their graphics skills, techniques, concepts, and management ability through individual and team-based projects. The courses in the curriculum develop skills and knowledge critical to all areas of the computer graphics technology specialization. They embrace the teaching of the following core behaviors:
Visualizing, Sketching, Geometric Modeling, Problem Solving, Animating, Applying Technology, Graphic Designing, Computer Programming, Illustrating, User Interface and User Experience Designing, Mobile and Web Application Developing, and Appreciating Profession.
Many of our graduates pursue careers as web designers, user interface designers, animation and game developers, graphics technicians, mobile application designers, and web developers once they have finished their degrees.
The Computer Graphics Technology Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), http://www.atmae.org. This ensures that the program is independently reviewed and meets the quality expectation for that profession.
Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): 2.0 GPA
Experiential Learning (EL): One EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Note 1: Intro Computer Graphics Tech – CGT 10100 meets the General Education Core requirements of Computer Utilization, Wellness Education, Technology in Society and Freshman Experience.
Note 2: Technical Elective – Any course in CGT, Technology, or AD (requires approval by CGT advisor).
Note 3: Internship or CGT Elective – CGT 30800 - Prepress Production And Design; CGT 30900 - Internship In Computer Graphics Technology; CGT 31000 - Drawing, Acting And Scripts For Animation; any CGT graduate course; 30000 to 40000 level AD course in Sketching or Photography; or advanced course in visual programming, modeling, and / or simulation may be taken as CGT electives.
General Education Electives: Students may choose any of the approved general education courses listed below for Humanities and Social Sciences. Only courses approved by the University Senate satisfy General Education Requirements. Humanities – THTR 21000, MUS 25000, AD 25500. Social Sciences – SOC 10000, ANTH 10500, PSY 12000, HIST 20100, HIST 27100, HIST 27200, 33000, HIST 37300, HIST 47200.