Combine technical and creative skills to design, analyze and communicate ideas visually. Prepare for a career in industry, advertising, gaming, education, entertainment, construction, web development and beyond.
Majors in this degree program
ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission: The Computer Graphics Technology Program at Purdue University is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
HLC: All Purdue University programs are institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/
Program Educational Objectives:
- Recognize and demonstrate their breadth and depth of knowledge as practicing professionals or engage in graduate education.
- Apply and analyze their knowledge to critical thinking and quantitative reasoning problems with an effective expression to persuade others to their ideas.
- Synthesis information combining elements in a different way to form new ideas and then evaluate making judgements about information based on discovered criteria.
- Utilizing interdisciplinary perspectives of several disciplines with an understanding of the powers and limits of each field and of the kind of contribution each can make; students learn how to understand phenomena as a complex whole and engage in professional development in their profession by adapting to new technology and career challenges.
- Utilizing inter & intracultural understanding, students recognize how their thoughts and actions are influenced by culture helping them to understand a set of cognitive, affective and behavioral skills & characteristics that facilitate effective and appropriate interaction allowing them to work successfully in their chosen career individually and within a professional team environment.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science degree programs in Computer Graphics Technology will achieve the following learned capabilities:
- an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
- an ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline
- an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use apprpriate technical literature;
- an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
- an ability to function effectively as a member as well as a lead on technical teams
Number of Graduates
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