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Game Design & Simulation Developer (Programming) Specialization AAS DegreeWORKFORCE DEGREE


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First Semester Courses 15 Credits
COSC 1301-or-ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers-or-Introduction to Computers 3
ITSE 1302 Computer Programming 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design & Development 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Elective Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy, & Culture1 3
GAME 2305 Interactive Writing II 3
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
COSC 1320 C Language 3
Third Semester Courses 15 Credits
GAME 2338 Game Testing 3
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
GAME 1343 Game and Simulation Programming I 3
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
Fourth Semester Courses 15 Credits
GAME 1359 Game and Simulation Programming II 3
GAME 2303 Artificial Intelligence  3
INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming 3
SOCI 1301 Principles of Sociology 3
GAME 2332-or-GAME 2386 Project Development I2-or-Internship2 3

Game Design & Simulation Developer (Programming) AAS Program Total 60 Credits


Program Details

Game programmers and developers will learn what it takes to make the game world and gameplay work properly. They determine the “how,” aligning the technical side of gaming with the designer’s vision. This includes pro­gramming characters, actions and triggered events to how the artificial intelligence runs in the game. Students pursuing game develop­ment will graduate with a solid background in programming using C++ and the knowledge of manipulating game engines and level editors.

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