Five Towns College 2019-2020 Catalog 
  
    Aug 23, 2019  
Five Towns College 2019-2020 Catalog

Interactive Computer Graphics, B.F.A.


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Interactive Computer Graphics Program
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 1009.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 39171

Overview

The Interactive Computer Graphics Program prepares students for entry into sustainable, high valued careers in 3D animation, Motion Graphics, Digital Fabrication and the emerging fields of Mixed Reality (Virtual and Augmented). Curriculum rooted in digital design foundations and best practices includes advanced software applications, Creative Coding, both 2D and 3D Graphics, User Interface and User Experience design. By immersing students into the concept of ideation and development using both traditional and digital tools and by fostering critical thinking and real world problem-solving skills, the ICG graduate will be well equipped as competitive industry professionals.

Course Requirements

Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; Credits: 3   
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; Credits: 3   
MAT ___ - Quantitative Competency Elective; Credits: 3   
PSY 101 - General Psychology; Credits: 3   
SCI ___ - Scientific Competency Elective; Credits: 3   
SOC ___ - Diversity Competency Elective; Credits: 3   
SPE ___ - Oral Communication Competency Elective; Credits: 3   
Total Common Core: 21
ICG Specialty Content Courses
BUS 375 - Social Media Marketing; Credits: 3   
CCP 210 - Branding the Creative Professional; Credits: 3   
ICG 110 - 3D Animation 1; Credits: 3   
ICG 115 - Drawing and Imaging 1; Credits: 3   
ICG 120 - Motion Design 1; Credits: 3   
ICG 125 - Design Principles; Credits: 3   
ICG 150 - Interactive Computer Graphics 1; Credits: 3   
ICG 180 - Screen Design; Credits: 3   
ICG 210 - 3D Animation 2; Credits: 3   
ICG 215 Drawing and Imaging 2 Credits: 3   
ICG 220 - Motion Design 2; Credits: 3   
ICG 240 - Design Thinking 1; Credits: 3   
ICG 250 - Interactive Computer Graphics 2; Credits: 3   
ICG 310 - 3D Animation 3/Advanced Rendering; Credits: 3   
ICG 340 - Design Thinking 2; Credits: 3   
ICG 380 - Apprenticeship - Experience Lab; Credits: 3   
ICG 450 - Capstone 1; Credits: 3   
ICG 460 - Experience Lab; Credits: 3   
ICG 465 - Capstone 2-Portfolio/Career Prep; Credits: 3   
ICG ___ - Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (1); Credits: 3   
ICG ___ - Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (2); Credits: 3   
ICG ___ - Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (3); Credits: 3   
ICG ___ - Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (4); Credits: 3   
ICG ___ - Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (5); Credits: 3   
ICG ___ - Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (6); Credits: 3   
Total ICG Specialty Content Credits: 75
Electives
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (1); Credits: 3   
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (2); Credits: 3   
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (3); Credits: 3   
Total Elective Credits: 9
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ART ___ - Art History or Design Theory Elective (1); Credits: 3  
ART ___ - Art History or Design Theory Elective (2); Credits: 3  
ART ___ - Art History or Design Theory Elective (3); Credits: 3  
ART 110 - Art/Design Theory and Criticism; Credits: 3  
LAS ___ - Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1); Credits: 3  
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences: 15
Total Program Credits: 120

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
ENG 101   English Composition 1     3   
ICG 110   3D Animation 1     3   
ICG 115   Drawing and Imaging 1     3   
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective     3   
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective     3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 2
 
ART 110   Art/Design Theory and Criticism     3   
ENG 102   English Composition 2    3   
ICG 120   Motion Design 1    3   
ICG 125   Design Principles    3   
ICG 150   Interactive Computer Graphics 1    3   
  Total  
 
Semester 3
 
ART ___   Art History or Design Theory Elective (1)    3   
ICG 210   3D Animation 2    3   
ICG 215   Drawing and Imaging 2    3   
ICG 240   Design Thinking 1    3   
MAT ___   Quantitative Competency Elective    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 4
 
ART ___   Art History or Design Theory Elective (2)    3   
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (1)    3   
ICG 220   Motion Design 2    3   
ICG 250   Interactive Computer Graphics 2    3   
ICG 340   Design Thinking 2    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 5
 
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1)    3   
ICG 180   Screen Design    3   
ICG 310   3D Animation 3/Advanced Rendering    3   
ICG ___   Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (1)    3   
PSY 101   General Psychology    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 6
 
BUS 375   Social Media Marketing    3   
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (2)    3   
ICG 380   Apprenticeship - Experience Lab    3   
ICG ___   Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (2)    3   
SOC ___   Diversity Competency Elective    3   
 
Semester 7
 
CCP 210   Branding the Creative Professional    3   
ICG 450   Capstone 1    3   
ICG 460   Experience Lab    3   
ICG ___   Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (3)    3   
ICG ___   Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (4)    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 8
 
ART ___   Art History or Design Theory Elective (3)    3   
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (3)    3   
ICG 465   Capstone 2-Portfolio/Career Prep    3   
ICG ___   Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (5)    3   
ICG ___   Interactive Computer Graphics Elective (6)    3   
  Total 15
 
Total Program Credits: 120

 

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