Game / Simulation / Animation Programming
600 hours (approximately 6 months – full time)
Traditional – 100% classroom based
Distance – 50% or more instructional hours via distance education (online)
Days & Times:
Monday – Friday 7:05 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. – full time
Monday – Friday 7:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. – part time
100% Distance – with mandatory weekly virtual labs and finals:
Distance – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Virtual Lab – Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Students will be prepared for employment in careers such as a Game/Simulation Designer, Game Programmer, and Game Software Developer. Students will receive practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, essential programming techniques, animation, game engine utilization, and implementation issues. Specialized programming skills involving advanced mathematical calculations are also integrated into the curriculum.
Additional Skills Covered:
- Analysis, Design, & Project
- Design Essentials & Documentation
- Environmental Design
- Event Modeling in Game Design
- Game Development Tools
- Game Management & Industry
- Game Strategy
- Job Readiness & Career Development
- Music, Sound, Art & Animation
- Rules of Play
- User Interface Design
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.
To get started in the Game/Simulation/Animation Programming program, Sign Up today for a program orientation!
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