Bachelor of Computer Arts

Mission

Job Opportunities:

Job opportunities for Computer Arts graduates exist in the following sectors: Games and electronic Entertainment, Communications technologies, Music, Web design and internet services, E-learning and e-business, Digital media, Film, TV, Animation, advertising and publishing. Typical job titles include animator, modeller, compositor, effects artist, lead designer, interface designer, web designer, webmaster, creative director, sound designer, and sound editor.

The BCA program at Foundation University aims to develop students as artists in digital arts form with advanced problem solving skills and critical awareness strengthened by skillful technical abilities. This program would be geared towards harnessing a work force, which will meet the ever-increasing demand in these specialized areas. The advancements in digital technology and its integration with the field of arts - new technical avenues and areas have been formed. These include Graphic Design, Media Production, Animation and Multimedia. The flourishing media industry heavily depends on highly creative workforce it is therefore, the Computer Arts is an aesthetic and technical discipline that enables students to apply theories and artistic sense in the creation of audio, visual and written information using computer technology.

Scheme of Study

Duration: 08 Semesters (4 years)
Courses: 122 Credits 

Projects/Thesis 09 Credits Internship Non Credit Total 131 Credits

SPECIALIZATION
Graphic Design
Animation

LECTURE BASED COURSES
History of Arts
Art Appreciation
Research Methodology
Content Writing

STUDIO BASED COURSES
Basic Design
Graphic Design (Manual)
Drawing
Photography
Drafting
Video production
Art of Calligraphy

CORE COURSES
Basic Computer Skills
Pak Studies
Islamic Studies
English I
English II
Communication Skills

 

Bachelors in Computer Arts (BCA)

Courses Offered

Course Code

 Course Title

 Credit hours

 Lecture Hours

 Semester-1

COMP 132

 

DRG 130

 

CA 111

 

CA 101

 

Eng 101

 

CA 336

Basic Computer Skills

 

Drawing-I

 

History of Eastern Arts-I Basic Design

English- I

 

Drawing

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

3

 

6

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

Semester-2

 

DRG 230

 

ENG 201

 

PST 101

 

CA 122

 

CA132

 

IST 101

Drawing-II English-II Pakistan Studies

History of Arts-11

 

Graphic Design

 

Islamic Studies

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

6

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 Semester-3

 

DRG 330

 

COM 101

 

CA 123

 

CA 109

 

CA 134

 

CA399

Drawing III Communications Skills Computer Graphics-I Photography-I

Basic Animation-I

 

Content Writing

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

2

6

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

2

 

Semester-4

 

CA 430

CA 209

CA 234

ENG 401

CA 323

CA

Drawing –IV Photography-II Computer Graphics II Research Methodology Web Design II

Animation II

3

3

3

3

3

3

6

3

3

3

3

3

Semester-5 (Major in Animation)

ADRG 530

CA 434

CA 423

CA 134

CA 471

CA 334

Drawing –V Character Building Web Design-II

Idea Development and Script Writing

Art of Calligraphy

Animation-III

3

3

3

3

6

3

3

3

 Semester-5 (Major in Animation)

ADRG 530

CA 370

CA 236

CA 400

CA 423

CA 471

Drawing V Typography

Campaign Development-I Illustration

Web Design-II

Art of Calligraphy

3

3

3

3

3

3

6

3

3

3

3

3

Semester-6 (Major in Animation)

ADRG 630

CA 163

CA 434

CA 234

CA 309

CA 133

Drawing VI Animation Concept

Animation IV (Flash/Toom Boom) Intro to 3D Animation-I

Video Production & Video Digital Tools

Art Appreciation

3

3

3

3

3

3

6

3

3

3

3

3

 Semester-6 (Major in Graphics)

ADRG 630

 

CA 133

 

CA 410

 

CA 436

 

CA 233

Drawing-VI

 

Video Production & Video Digital Tools

Advance Advertising Campaign Development II Desktop Publishing

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

6

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 Semester-7 (Major in Graphics)

CA 475

 

CA 331

 

CA 437

 

 

CA 439

Product Design Principles in Marketing Final Project-I (Graphics) User Interface Design

Composting & Effects

3

 

2

 

3

 

3

 

3

3

 

2

 

3

 

3

 

3

 Semester-7 (Major in Animation)

CA 437

 

CA 331

 

 

CA 439

 

CA 334

Final Project -I Graphics) Principles in Marketing User interface Design Composting & Effects

3D Animation III

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

Semester-8 (Animation/ Graphics)

CA 537

 

CA 500

Final Project II

 

Thesis

3

 

6

3

 

6