The Computer Graphics Technology program prepares students for careers in the fields of process piping, structural and architectural design, mapping, and desktop publishing. The curriculum is designed to develop skills in design, estimating, inspection, and illustration of complex assemblies of electrical, mechanical, and scientific equipment. The program includes state-of-theart training in digital publishing, 3-D animation, technical drafting, computer-aided drafting, architectural drafting, topographical drafting, pipe drafting, and civil drafting. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree and one certificate option is available. The AAS Degree consists of 60-62 semester credit hours and takes approximately two years to complete. The certification option consists of 21 semester credit hours and takes approximately one year to complete. Students interested in this program should contact the Technical Studies Division office to obtain additional information and/or acquire a degree or certificate plan.
The following is the suggested sequence of courses for the following degree and certificate. A + indicates courses with a prerequisite or a co-requisite. However, courses that do not have a prerequisite do not have to be taken in order. Nevertheless, the general sequence should still be followed. Part-time students may require more than four semesters to complete their degrees or certificates.