Major currently being pursued:
I was planning on getting a Computer Science degree. However, I am still a pre-Computer Science major. I still have about 3 years to go.
This semester, I've talked to a couple people within my field.
I've had a conversation with a senior who is about to graduate with a Computer Science degree. Long story short, he said I seem to be more interested towards Graphic Design instead of Computer Science (Computer Graphics.) The reason was because I sounded more into the making of the models rather than the making of these programs itself(which was what he mostly did in the Computer Graphic courses.) I was told that Computer Science was more into the programming design of the graphics engine. Graphic designers, instead, use those engines to create 3-d models, images, etc (it is making me think somewhere along the lines of Macromedia Flash...which I have used before.)
I've talked to a professor about my Computer Science degree and the sub-field of Computer Graphics. Although he didn't want to give me any wrong information(his sub-field isn't towards Computer Graphics and the professor that had my sub-field wasn't going to be on campus this semester,) I was also told that Graphic Design might have been the thing I wanted to do. But it would be better to seek information elsewhere like the art department.
The funny thing was that I've talked to other professors outside the Computer Science field, and they too, said I sounded something like a Graphic Designer. I was told that I should talk to the professors in the art department with a Graphic Design degree and to talk to an academic counselor.
As a whole, I did wanted myself to do with something like animation, graphics, video-gaming, etc, but my focus was more towards making those models. I was thinking of the possibility of changing my major. I've actually thought of switching my major before this semester started.
The main question, I suppose is, am I getting this right? Graphic Designers use the engines that Computer Graphics (specialist) create to make 2d/3d models and images?