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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Applied Computer Graphics

Transfer
AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Production/Art Studio
AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Production/Communication Design
AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Technical/Art Studio
AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Technical/Communication Design

Applied Computer Graphics Program
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378
Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264
Transfer information: www.assist.org
Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531
Boyd Trolinger, Advisor (530) 895-2503

About the Program
Applied Computer Graphics blends courses from Art, Computer Science, Multimedia Studies, and Radio-Television-Film to create a cutting-edge multidisciplinary program. Students in Applied Computer Graphics learn to use art and technology to create interactive multimedia experiences such as video games and digital animations. The program prepares students for transfer to the Applied Computer Graphics program at California State University, Chico and provides a foundation for similar majors at other four-year colleges and universities.

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed in this catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.

Transfer majors designated as AA-T or AS-T are designed for transfer to a similar major at an unspecified CSU. Transfer majors designated as AA or AS are designed for transfer to the corresponding major at a specific CSU and are based on articulation. See a counselor for more information. Read about the difference between these types of degrees at the beginning of the Transfer section of this catalog.


AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Production/Art Studio 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify, examine, and assess representative works of historical and contemporary art employing appropriate terminology.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic elements of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art.
  • Create drawings that demonstrate the basic principles of spatial illusion and observational drawings from live figure models
  • List and describe the formal and dramatic elements that comprise a well-designed game and conceptualize and refine an idea for a game.
  • Design and implement computer algorithms and programs using basic computation, input and output, and control structures.
  • Identify and demonstrate the basic processes used to create and modify digital artwork.
  • Identify and demonstrate the visualization techniques, ideation processes, and the tools and materials used to develop concepts for the video game and entertainment industries.
Required courses for the major: 24 Units



AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Production/Communication Design 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify and demonstrate the basic techniques of digital audio production.
  • List and describe the formal and dramatic elements that comprise a well-designed game and conceptualize and refine an idea for a game.
  • Design and implement computer algorithms and programs using basic computation, input and output, and control structures.
  • Identify and demonstrate the basic processes used to create and modify digital artwork.
  • Identify and demonstrate the visualization techniques, ideation processes, and the tools and materials used to develop concepts for the video game and entertainment industries.
Required courses for the major: 18 Units

PHO 4 Color Photography Has prerequisite(s)3


AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Technical/Art Studio 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify, examine, and assess representative works of historical and contemporary art employing appropriate terminology.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic elements of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art.
  • List and describe the formal and dramatic elements that comprise a well-designed game and conceptualize and refine an idea for a game.
  • Design and implement computer algorithms and programs using basic computation, input and output, and control structures.
  • Design and implement computer applications, using a variety of data structures, in an object-oriented programming language.
  • Identify and demonstrate the basic processes used to create and modify digital artwork.
  • Identify and demonstrate the visualization techniques, ideation processes, and the tools and materials used to develop concepts for the video game and entertainment industries
Required courses for the major: 21 Units



AS Degree in Applied Computer Graphics: Technical/Communication Design 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify and demonstrate the basic techniques of digital audio production.
  • List and describe the formal and dramatic elements that comprise a well-designed game and conceptualize and refine an idea for a game.
  • Design and implement computer algorithms and programs using basic computation, input and output, and control structures.
  • Design and implement computer applications, using a variety of data structures, in an object-oriented programming language.
  • Identify and demonstrate the basic processes used to create and modify digital artwork.
  • Identify and demonstrate the visualization techniques, ideation processes, and the tools and materials used to develop concepts for the video game and entertainment industries.
Required courses for the major: 18 Units

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