Courses and Program Requirements

CGT M.S. Program Requirements

Most full time students complete their M.S. in 4 semesters (2 years). However, a student has up to 5 years to complete the degree.

Required courses:

CGT core courses:

  • 3 graduate courses of the student's choice in CGT

Related area courses:

  • 3 graduate courses of the student's choice in one ore more areas other than CGT

Thesis research:

  • 6 credit hours of thesis research

For more details about program structure and requirements, please see the program handbook available on the Forms and Documents page.

CGT Graduate Courses

See a current listing of courses offered each semester in the Purdue course schedule.

See all available CGT graduate courses in the Purdue course catalog. Most courses are offered only once per academic year (either Fall or Spring semester).

A list of courses is provided below, but please be sure to check the catalog for detailed descriptions and the schedule to confirm when a course is actually offered:

 

  • CGT 50100 - Seminar In Computer Graphics Technology
  • CGT 51100 - The Development Of Graphics In Technology
  • CGT 51200 - User Experience Design And Evaluation
  • CGT 51300 - Interactive Multimedia Development And Research
  • CGT 51400 - Product Lifecycle Management
  • CGT 51500 - Virtual Environments
  • CGT 51600 - Collaborative Virtual And Augmented Environments
  • CGT 51700 - Product Development Using Virtual Environments
  • CGT 51800 - Augmented Reality
  • CGT 51900 - Projects In Graphics
  • CGT 52000 - Computer Graphics Programming
  • CGT 52100 - Advanced Real-Time Computer Graphics
  • CGT 54000 - Current Topics In 3D Animation
  • CGT 57200 - Special Topics In Human-Centered Design And Development
  • CGT 59000 - Special Problems In Computer Graphics Technology
  • CGT 59800 - Directed MS Project
  • CGT 60000 - Spatial Ability Research And Assessment
  • CGT 61000 - Visual Intelligence And Perception
  • CGT 61100 - Computer Graphics Production Pipeline And Project Management
  • CGT 62000 - Graphics Processing Unit Computing
  • CGT 62300 - Contemporary Problems In Computer Graphics
  • CGT 69000 - Research Projects In Computer Graphics Technology
  • CGT 69800 - Research MS Thesis

 

TECH courses taught by CGT faculty (can count towards the primary area on the plan of study):

 

  • TECH 63700 - Research Focus: The Social Internet
  • TECH 69700 - Qualitative Research Methods In Technology Studies

 

The following courses are offered under the temporary number 581 until they receive a permanent number from the university:

 

  • Art & Tech Of Comptr Animation - 16444 - CGT 58100 - 004    
  • Apps In Info Visualization - 16506 - CGT 58100 - 005  
  • Applications In Vis Analytics - 17586 - CGT 58100 - 003  
  • Intro Visual Aps & Techniques - 18040 - CGT 58100 - 008  
  • Cognitive Issues In HCDD - 18006 - CGT 58100 - 006 
  • Digital Fabrication - 18672 - CGT 58100 - 007   
  • Digital Games Research - 12467 - CGT 58100 - 002    
  • Applied Perceptualization - 18013 - CGT 58100 - 007   
  • Geometric Modeling - 69320 - CGT 58100 - 003 
  • Medical Image Process - 16507 - CGT 58100 - 006