Why Study Computer Graphics Technology?
The Computer Graphics Technology Bachelor of Science program is designed to prepare students for employment as graphics technologists. Students work in computer labs developing their graphics skills, techniques, concepts, and management ability through individual and team-based projects.
The courses in the curriculum develop skills and knowledge critical to all areas of the computer graphics technology specialization.
Why choose Purdue Northwest?
The Faculty of the Computer Information Technology and Graphics Department have a wealth of real world experience and are leaders in their respective disciplines. You will be mentored by experienced instructors and train in real-life laboratories and settings. You will gain a theoretical and hands-on understanding as to what it takes to succeed in a career in the computer graphics industry.
Professor Ge Jin holds a doctoral degree specialized in computer graphics and multimedia and has taught courses and conducted research in the area.
As a recipient of College of Technology Outstanding Faculty for Undergraduate Education award, he integrated his knowledge and experiences into many computer graphics technology courses.
He has recently been involved in developing multimedia based software applications for cybersecurity education and healthcare.
Areas of Study
- Web Designers
- User Interface Designers
- Animation And Game Developers
- Graphics Technicians
- Mobile Application Designers
- Web Developers
The Computer Graphics Technology Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, This ensures that the program is independently reviewed and meets the quality expectation for that profession..
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- Computer Information Technology
Alejandra Almendarez – CGT major
“I chose this major because I wanted to demonstrate my creativity in different computer programs. The program covers many disciplines geared toward Computer Graphics. The professors are very knowledgeable of the subject matter and inspire their students to be the best. I enjoy the course work in all my classes. They challenge you to think in different ways and come up with solutions to real life situations.”
Where do our alums work?
- Apple, Inc.
- Task Force Tips
- Royal & Langnickel
- Axel Products, Inc
- JM2 Webdesigners
- Signature Graphics
Industrial Advisory Committee
Leaders in business, industry, and labor make up the the Computer Graphics Technology Program Industrial Advisory Committee. Members work closely with faculty and administration to prepare the community’s future work force.
- E. Winthrop Taylor Memorial Scholarship
- College of Technology Scholarship
- Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Scholarship
- School of Technology Class of 67′ Scholarship
Labs & Facilities
Purdue University Northwest Siggraph
Our mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Our purpose is to foster a membership community whose core values help them to catalyze the innovation and application of computer graphics and interactive techniques.
- Design for Visualization & Communication
- Digital Video and Audio