Computer Graphics Technology

About the Major

Computer graphics technology (CGT) integrates the study of visual communication and applied technology. Concentrations are offered in animation/spatial graphics and interactive multimedia development. Computer graphics skills are used in virtually any industry. Some professional titles include: multimedia developer, graphic designer, digital animator, technical illustrator, web developer, 3-D production artist, etc. Technologies in applied computer graphics are consistently reviewed to provide current, relevant education and training.   

Skills and abilities this major develops includes: artistic ability, creativity, analytical skills, computer skills, teamwork, time management, and communication skills.

Quick Facts

Sample Coursework

  • Design for visualization and communication
  • Website design
  • Interactive multimedia design
  • Digital lighting and rendering
  • Senior design project

Possible Careers

  • Graphic designer
  • 3-D production artist
  • Event marketing coordinator
  • Web designer
  • Multimedia designer
  • News graphics artist
  • Digital marketing specialist

Where could I work?

  • VisionThree
  • iSalus Healthcare
  • Levementum
  • Xylem Marketing 
  • IUPUI or Ball State University
  • Media outlets

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Cluster

This major belongs to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) cluster. The STEM cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing majors in the sciences, technology, engineering, informatics, and computing. The STEM cluster partners with students on their academic advising and career plans to guide them into their degree-granting schools.

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