Computer Graphics Degree at Pierce College District 11

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Computer Graphics Degree

The computer graphics degree program at Pierce College District 11 prepares students seeking a future in the graphic design field as computer graphic specialists. Students who graduate from the computer graphics degree program will study software, hardware, and mathematical tools to manipulate topological 2D and 3D creations on a computer. Courses include graphics software and systems, digital multimedia, graphic design, graphics devices, processors, and standards, attributes, and transformations, projections, surface identification and rendering, and color theory and application. Get more details below including other Washington colleges that offer computer graphics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Computer Graphics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Pierce College District 11 offers an associate's degree program in computer graphics.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male7
Female15

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black3
Hispanic1
White12
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Computer Graphics program at Pierce College District 11, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Computer Programmers

Description

Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Graphic Designers

Description

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, graphic designers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 1.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 3
    • Average Hourly Rate: $29.12
    • Average Annual Salary: $60580
  • Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 290
    • Average Hourly Rate: $24.96
    • Average Annual Salary: $51920

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Computer Graphics Programs in Washington

Computer Graphics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Pierce College at Puyallup

Puyallup, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration (A)
  • Computer Graphics (A)

Highline Community College

Des Moines, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Web Design (C)
  • Computer Graphics (C)

Bellevue College

Bellevue, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Web Design (C,A)
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration (C,A)
  • Computer Graphics (C,A)

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Kirkland, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Web Design (C,A)
  • Computer Graphics (C,A)

Edmonds Community College

Lynnwood, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Web Design (C)
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration (C)
  • Computer Graphics (C)

Everett Community College

Everett, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Web Design (C)
  • Computer Graphics (C)

Wenatchee Valley College

Wenatchee, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Graphics (C)

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