IT

Information Technology

  • IT 1010 Graphic Terminology and Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Desktop publishing and graphic terminology used in today's graphics communications, and principles of design in printed media. Trends, history and ethics in print media.

  • IT 1210 Introduction to Photography for Design and Science

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Basic terminology and techniques of photography including posing subjects and using photo editing software to enhance photography. Integrated lecture and lab.

  • IT 1220 Advanced Photography for Design and Science

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Advanced photography techniques including image editing, output, workflow, advanced exposure, lighting techniques, and raw shooting. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 1210 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 1300 Illustration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Relation of art applications to graphic design. Application of sketching and computer generated illustration.

  • IT 1400 Layout and Typography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Fundamentals of typography as an element and tool of visual communication. Use of various software programs to produce creative and marketable typographic design. 1 hour lecture/2 hours lab.

  • IT 1410 Digital Media I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Use of a non-linear video editing program to combine audio and video files.

  • IT 2010 Photoshop I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to computer imaging and photo manipulation using raster-based Photoshop software. Filters and text will be explored. 2 hours lecture/2 hours lab.

  • IT 2020 Photoshop II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Advanced tools and techniques; topics include color harmonies, color value and saturation, color studies, various illusions created by contrast, value and saturation. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 2010 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 2050 Presentation Skills

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Professional speaking and electronic presentation skills.

  • IT 2150 Design Integration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Skills needed to integrate essential software into projects that conform to design principles and client expectations.

  • IT 2180 Foundations of Electronic Production

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Streamlined processes for delivering electronic content. Topics include Macs vs PCs, color depth, advantages and disadvantages of types of printers, magnetic and optical storage systems.

  • IT 2200 Web Theory and Design I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to web authoring and programming using basic HTML authoring tools. 2 hours lecture/2 hours lab.

  • IT 2210 Web Theory and Design II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Production will move beyond the basics, adding form objects and other enhancements using web design software. 2 hours lecture/2 hours lab.

  • IT 2220 Digital Animation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Use of vector and raster images, movie clips and graphics to create images. Project-based course using the industry leading graphic animation software. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 1300 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level IT 2010 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 2230 Web Integration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Integration of the web design process into a usable product. Overview of how web productions multimedia and interactivity interact with the Internet and databases.

  • IT 2240 Fundamentals of Weblog Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Creating a weblog for the purpose of communicating or promoting an idea and evaluating the effectiveness of a weblog using visitor comments and web analytics.

  • IT 2300 E-Commerce Advertising

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Techniques and strategies used in e-commerce advertising applied to graphic design. 2 hours lecture/2hours lab.

  • IT 2320 Publication Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduces current print media environment and unique challenges encountered with communication when designing for books, magazines, newspapers, promotional literature, and other types of print publications. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 1400 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 2350 Branding Experience Concepts

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Techniques and strategies used in brand creation applied to graphic design.

  • IT 2360 Foundation of Package Designs

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamental concepts and applications of package design. History of field and useful package patterns. Hands-on experience in formulating package design.

  • IT 2400 Employment Portfolio Development

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Development of effective job strategies including application forms, cover letters, and resumes. Development of a multimedia portfolio.

  • IT 2450 Concepts of Environmental Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intro to environmental design and how design works cohesively with the environment.

  • IT 2500 Promotional Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Designing, writing, and using creative ideas in developing advertisements with consideration of cultural diversity.

  • IT 2550 Emerging Software Technologies

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Core functionality of ArcGIS Desktop software: how to make maps, carry out spatial analysis, and build and edit spatial databases in the context of realistic projects.

  • IT 3100 Advanced Illustration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Use of Illustrator for technical purposes such as creating logos and other files for the Web. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 1300 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level IT 2020 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 3210 Principles of Package Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Complete coverage of step-by-step creation of package design including the pre-production and production issues.

  • IT 3400 Digital Multimedia Technology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Use of multimedia applications interfacing graphics and applied arts to produce contemporary advertising and graphic design portfolio projects. Emphasis on latest multimedia tools.

  • IT 3410 Digital Media 2

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduces professional audio editing and mixing environment. Project-based course. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 1410 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 3450 Interactive Web Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Designing and publishing HTML pages to the latest web standards software without writing code. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 2010 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 4310 History of Graphic Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Historical analysis of visual communication emphasizing the development of the profession of graphic design and the relationship of commerce and technology to the history of graphic design. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 2100 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 4400 Motion Graphics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Creating engaging interactive content for mobile-device apps using the industry-leading software. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level IT 2010 Minimum Grade of D

  • IT 4425 Senior Seminar

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Small interactive seminar on academic experiences for life in the graphic design field.

  • IT 4435 Internship

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Practical graphic design experience under the joint supervision of a faculty member and a business representative. May be taken for a letter grade or pass/unsatisfactory.

  • IT 4479 Special Topics:

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Focused study in an area of interest in Graphic Design and Visual Media.