Plan of Study

Visual Effects Compositing, BS

This sample plan of study is from the 2017-2018 University Catalog.

Fall 1st Year

CGT 10101 - Foundations Of Computer Graphics Technology
CGT 11800 - Fundamentals Of Imaging Technology
MA 15800 - Precalculus- Functions And Trigonometry
Foreign Language Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
English Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
Free Elective - Credit Hours:  3.00

Total: 17 Credits

Spring 1st Year

CGT 24100 - Introduction to Computer Animation
TECH 12000 - Design Thinking In Technology *
COM 11400 - Fundamentals Of Speech Communication *
MA 16010 - Applied Calculus I *
Foreign Language Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

CGT 24600 - Compositing I
CGT 34000 - Digital Lighting And Rendering for Computer Animation
PHYS 21800 - General Physics *
PSY 12000 - Elementary Psychology
CGT VFX Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 16 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

CGT 25001 - Computer Graphics Professional Practices I
ENTR 20000 - Introduction To Entrepreneurship And Innovation
Human Cultures: Humanities Core - Credit Hours: 3.00
Science Foundational Selective Core - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
Technical Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Free Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 16 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

CGT 34600 - Digital Video And Audio
PHIL 11400 - Global Moral Issues
ENGL 42000 - Business Writing
CGT VFX Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Psychology Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

CGT 44600 - Post-Production And Special Effects For Computer Animation
ENTR 31000 - Marketing And Management For New Ventures
COM 31400 - Advanced Presentational Speaking
Free Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Free Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 4th Year

CGT 41101 - Contemporary Problems In Applied Computer Graphics I
CGT 44800 - Visual Effects - Capstone I
ENTR 48000 - Entrepreneurship Capstone
ENGL 42100 - Technical Writing
Technical Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 14 Credits

Spring 4th Year

CGT 41201 - Contemporary Problems In Applied Computer Graphics II
CGT 45001 - Computer Graphics Professional Practices II
CGT Globalization Selective - Credit Hours:  3.00
Free Elective - Credit Hours:  3.00
Free Elective - Credit Hours:  3.00

Total: 12 Credits

Notes:

*Satisfies a University Core Requirement

Students must earn a "C-" or better in all CGT courses.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Purdue policy states that a student may attempt a course no more than three (3) times. An attempt is defined as all courses displayed on a student's transcript including, but not limited to A,B,C,D,E,F,W,WF,I and IF

32 credit hours of 30000 or 40000 level Purdue courses for graduation

♦ The course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

For complete program details visit the 2017-2018 University Catalog

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