Computer Graphics

Students will learn various techniques including implicit, procedural and precise contact modelling and simulation that can be used for many applications including gaming, animation, film, television and art. Graduates currently work for companies like ILM, Disney and Sony Pictures.

You may focus your BSc Program on Computer Graphics by including a specific set of courses into your degree. Successful completion will mean that 'Concentration in Computer Graphics' will appear on your transcript.

Instructors who specialize in courses associated with this concentration:
Usman Alim, John Aycock, Sonny Chan, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, Faramarz Samavati, Ehud Sharlin, Ben Stephenson, Tony Tang.

Concentration Description

The Computer Graphics concentration focuses on one of the strengths within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary. Our graphics researchers have been on the forefront of this field since its beginnings in the early 1980's.

Students will learn various techniques including implicit, procedural and precise contact modelling and simulation that can be used for many applications including Gaming, Animation, Film, Television and Art. Graduates currently work for companies like ILM, Disney and Sony Pictures.

Overview of Concentration Requirements

To complete a concentration in Computer Graphics, there are some restrictions on the option courses that you can choose in your degree program. Consult the University of Calgary calendar to find the exact list of courses you are required to take to complete. A recommended program sequence that will satisfy your BSc program and concentration can be found here.