Majors and Concentrations
The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Graphic Technology (CGT) trains students to use computers to understand, analyze, and create models, while gaining competency in basic drafting and design skills. They will acquire skills in solid and parametric modeling using advanced computer-aided drafting and design techniques, including 2D and 3D design. The CGT department offers different concentrations from which a student may choose to specialize: architectural, digital design, mechanical, and general.
The technical certificates and certificates of proficiency in the different concentrations, provide a student with a basic understanding of the specific area of CGT. The courses may be applied towards the AAS degree.
What can you do with a Computer Graphic Technology degree?
- Architectural Drafter
- Animation Developer
- Interior Design Drafting
- Solid Modeling Specialist
- Video Production
- Engineering Technician
- Mechanical CGT Designer
Program credit hours may be applied to the Bachelor of Science in Animation Technology at UAFS
Program credit hours may also be applied to the Bachelor of Applied Science degree and Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership at UAFS
Websites for Career Research
- The United States Department of Labor-Bureau of Labor Statistics
- O*NET Online
- What Can I Do with this Major?
- Visit the Discover Arkansas website for information on Arkansas careers.
(The student self-registration Access Code is: numa.)
Why should you choose to major in Computer Graphic Technology?
- Learn on the latest high-end graphic software
- Job availability nation-wide
- Small class size
- Dedicated and highly trained instructors
- Opportunity for work-based learning
Work-based learning is available through student internships in the computer graphic technology field of study at local area businesses or industries with supervised employment and observation.
Examples of Host Sites:
- Gerdau MacSteel
- Mike Alexander Dies
- Tim A. Risley & Associates
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Graduates are employed with:
- Baldor Electric Company
- ABF Freight
- MAHG Architecture
- UA (Engineering)
The College of Applied Science and Technology has received accreditation from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). ATMAE Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for applied technology programs and institutions nationwide.
Professional organizations in CADD
American Design Drafting Association