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Computer Graphics

Winter 2018 Courses

January 2 - January 18

Spring 2018 Courses

January 29 - May 23

 

CG 111 Survey of Computer Graphics
1 credit In-state $195 Out-of-state $586
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.

SPRING

CRN Section Day Time Location
10137 15A W 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C315
17763 15B R 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C304


CG 211 Computer-Assisted Design
2 credits In-state $390 Out-of-state $1,172
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.

SPRING

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 $390 Out-of-state $1,172
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.

SPRING

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


CG 213 2D Computer Animation
2 credits In-state $390 Out-of-state $1,172
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.

SPRING

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 $390 Out-of-state $1,172
Prerequisite: CG 111
Introduction to designing for interactive media using Flash, ActionScript, and other 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.

SPRING

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


CG 224 Programming for Artists
2 credits In-state $390 Out-of-state $1,172
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.

SPRING

CRN Section Day Time Location
17852 15A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C304


CG 312 3D Computer Modeling and Rendering
2 credits In-state $556 Out-of-state $1,682
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.

SPRING

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