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Computer Graphics

Winter - 2017 Courses

January 3 - January 19

Spring - 2017 Courses

January 30 - May 22

 

CG 111 Survey of Computer Graphics
1 credit In-state $191 Out-of-state $574
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.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
10137 15A W 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C315
7283 15B R 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C313


CG 121 Applications for Social Media
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
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.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
15987 15A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C230
16828 15B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C302


CG 211 Computer-Assisted Design
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
Paint- and image-processing software (Photoshop) 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.

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


CG 212 Introduction to 3D Computer Modeling
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
Prerequisite: CG 211 or PH 272 or IL 125 or CD 251
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 to their work through material application and lighting. Software: 3ds Max.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
14511 15A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C231


CG 213 2D Computer Animation
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
Prerequisite: CG 211 or IL 125 or PH 272 or CD 251
Focus is on 2D animation, design, compositing, and production issues using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects applications.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
17245 15A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C230


CG 221 Design and Authoring for Interactive Media I
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
Prerequisite: CG 111
Introduction to designing for interactive media using current scripting languages to produce finished projects, including websites, games, and animation for various delivery media including mobile devices. Importing various kinds of graphics, video, animation, special effects, and sound is explored.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
16831 15A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C302


CG 224 Programming for Artists
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
Introduction to computer programming for designers and artists using Processing, an open-source programming language. Students with no prior experience will learn to write their own programs using the perspective of graphics and interactions to master basic programming concepts. Examples will be shared that highlight the increasing interaction between programming and real-world art and design projects.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
16514 15A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C302


CG 241 Character Animation
2 credits In-state $382 Out-of-state $1,148
Introduction to designing character animation using Adobe Flash and other appropriate software as needed (such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere) to produce finished animation for the web, games, broadcast, and various other delivery media. Students must have proficiency in high-level graphics software, e.g. Photoshop.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
16417 15A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C232


CG 312 3D Computer Modeling and Rendering
2 credits In-state $540 Out-of-state $1,632
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.

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CRN Section Day Time Location
16833 65A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C231
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