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Computer Graphics / Computer Animation and Interactive Media

Fall Session: August 25 - December 20

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
1292 15A W 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C409
1302 15B R 5:10 pm-6:00 pm C315
2580 15C R 6:30 pm-7:20 pm C409


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
28623 15A M 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
28653 15A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C231


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 to their work through material application and lighting. Software: 3ds Max.
CRN Section Day Time Location
21224 15A T 6:30 pm-9:20 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
28624 15A T 6:30 pm-8:20 pm C311


CG 215 Web Page Construction II
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisite: CG 214 or approval of instructor
Students use styles (CSS--cascading style sheets) to create enhanced web pages. Other DHTML tools such as JavaScript are introduced in order to produce dynamic websites. Students must have working knowledge of HTML.
CRN Section Day Time Location
28625 15A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C415B


CG 311 2D Computer Image Generation
2 credits
In-state $514 Out-of-state $1,484
Prerequisites: CG 211 or IL 125 or PH 272 or approval of instructor
This advanced image-processing course builds on concepts introduced in previous courses. Sophisticated tools are explored and applied in individual projects. Software: Adobe Photoshop.
CRN Section Day Time Location
28762 65A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C229


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
28627 65A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C231

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