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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ITC 121
Title Introduction to Computer Graphics
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Satisfaction of the Computer Literacy Competency Requirement as verified by Department Chairperson

Description

An introduction to Computer Graphics, the course is designed to introduce non Computer Science majors to topics related to the application of graphics in today's world. The class will review graphic file types and related application issues in a computer environment. Students will concentrate on the computer manipulation of graphics related to web, digital photography and related processes. The course will survey and use a variety of graphics packages, including Photoshop, Ilustrator and available open source software. Special attention will be paid to animation using Flash and CSS based models. Although not intended for those with a programming background, an introduction to graphics programming using Action Script and PHP will be included. Material in the class will be suitable to students using a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Not open to students who have received credit for CSC220 or CSC121. Three lecture hours per week with laboratory work outside of class.