Interactive Computer Graphics
Associate in Applied Science (A. A. S.)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B. F. A.)
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S) Overview
The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in interactive computer graphics (ICG) offers a challenging, idea-driven environment that introduces students to creative design technologies used in a variety of interactive computer graphic industries. Students learn in a technology-rich environment, applying digital design tools and the language of creativity to a variety of projects. Students in the ICG program will experience redefined art/design foundations skills, which educate and inspire them to become lifelong learners in a professional field that requires continuous adaptation to emerging technologies. Students will grow within the following skills sets: drawing and design, 3D animation, computer programing for graphics, and creative problem solving.
Upon completion of this program, students will possess competencies within a variety of computer graphics fields to become employable in entry-level positions within advertising, broadcast television, and emerging digital fields. Qualified graduates may also be eligible to continue their studies within the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in ICG, which offers students an enhanced exploration into experiential learning, entrepreneurship, and other advanced facets of interactive computer graphics.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) Overview
Building upon the principles acquired in the A.A.S. degree in interactive computer graphics (ICG), the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in ICG degree at Five Towns College offers a challenging, idea-driven environment that allows students to move through the maze of converging creative design technologies. In their graphic design courses, students learn advanced design tools, using the language of creativity. Students in the ICG program will experience redefined art/design foundations skills and lay the groundwork for continuous learning throughout a professional career dependent on innovative technologies and visual programming. Students will grow within the following core skills: drawing and design, 3D animation, computer programming for graphics, digital fabrication, along with design thinking, entrepreneurship, and personal branding.
At each stage of the B.F.A. program, students will be exposed to collaborative, project-based learning that reflects the skills necessary for current and emerging jobs and provides opportunities for building a strong portfolio.
To learn if a computer graphics degree is right for you, or to request more information about graphic design programs, illustration classes, and visual programming at Five Towns College, contact us.