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Computer Graphics

Winter Session: January 5 - 21
Spring Session: January 26 - May 18

Winter Courses
No courses are being offered this winter.

Spring Courses

CG 111 Survey of Computer Graphics
1 credits
In-state $188 Out-of-state $563
Students are exposed to a broad array of software environments and concepts that they may encounter in real-world collaborative environments as well as higher-level courses. This course is suggested as a companion to first-level computer-based studio courses.
CRN Section Day Time Location
10137 15A W 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C315
16037 15B W 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C409
7283 15C R 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C409
7727 15D R 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C315

CG 121 Applications for Social Media
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
Students explore the tools and applications of social media and the implications of their use. Best practices and supporting research are also addressed, as well as the dynamics of group collaboration, experienced through class projects and online collaboration tools.

CRN Section Day Time Location
15A T
6:30 pm-9:20 pm C302

CG 211 Computer-Assisted Design

2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
Paint- and image-processing software is used as an artist's tool to solve basic design problems and create original, innovative work. Emphasis is on exploring the visual elements inherent in good design.

CRN Section Day Time Location
4430 15A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C228
 15B  T  6:30 pm-9:20 pm C515

CG 212 Introduction to 3D Computer Modeling
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisites: CG 211 or PH 272 or IL 125 (waived for Jewelry Design students)
The theory and concepts needed to understand and construct 3D models are introduced. Focus is on acquiring the techniques used to create 3D models and how to apply real-world effects through material application and lighting. Software: 3ds Max.
CRN Section Day Time Location
14511 15A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C231

CG 213 2D Computer Animation

2 credits
In-state $376      Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisites: CG 211 or IL 125 or PH 272
Exploration of 2D computer animation and its use in websites and the broadcast and entertainment industries. Focus is on animation, design, compositing, and production issues using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects applications.

CRN Section Day Time Location
12:10 pm-3:00 pm C231

CG 214 Web Page Construction
1.5 credits
In-state $282 Out-of-state $844.50
Prerequisites: CG 111 or PH 114 or TD 111, or approval of chairperson
Students learn to construct and implement web pages, from content creation through production. Current HTML and state-of-the-art graphical web designing software, such as Dreamweaver, is discussed, demonstrated, and used to create deliverable web pages.
CRN Section Day Time Location
8795 15A F 6:30 pm-8:20 pm C409

CG 221 Design and Authoring for Interactive Media I

2 credits
In-state $376       Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisite: CG 111
Introduction to designing for interactive media using Flash and ActionScript 3.0 to produce finished projects, including websites, DVDs, games, and animation for various delivery media. Importing various kinds of graphics, video, animation, special effects, and sound is explored. Basic scripting techniques are used to build menus and control program flow.
CRN Section Day Time Location
2:10 pm-5:00 pm

CG 312 3D Computer Modeling and Rendering
2 credits
In-state $514 Out-of-state $1,484
Prerequisite: CG 212
This course focuses on building 3D models for use in 3D animation. Students explore standard and advanced construction and rendering techniques as they complete assignments and creative projects. Software: 3ds Max.
CRN Section Day Time Location
14514 65A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C231
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