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Game Design & Simulation Developer (Programming) Certificate Level IIWORKFORCE CERTIFICATE


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Prerequisite Courses 3 Credits
COSC 1301-or-ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers-or-Introduction to Computers 3


First Semester Courses 12 Credits
ITSE 1302 Computer Programming 3
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric I 3
GAME 1303 Intro to Game Design and Development 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Elective Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy, & Culture 3
GAME 2305 Interactive Writing II 3
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
COSC 1320 C Language 3
Third Semester Courses 3 Credits
GAME 2338 Game Testing 3
Gaming Design and Simulation Developer (Programming) Certificate Program Total 33 Credits

This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward a Game Design & Simulation Developer (Programming) Specialization AAS Degree.


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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