3D Gaming Designer


Description

This major prepares students for careers as game developers, designers, and computer programmers for the video game industry. Students will learn the history of games, development of sprites, software engineering, game design, interactive fiction, user interfaces, artificial intelligence, game SDK’s, networking, multi-player games, game development environments, and commercialization of software. Students gain skills required for various certifications, including Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max, Adobe ACE, and Brainbench.

Hours for Major: 945.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 1st and 2nd year high school students and adults.

CoursesHours
Introduction to Computers and Applications 45
Evolution of Game Technology 60
Fundamentals of Drawing 90
Digital Imaging 120
Game Development and Design Concepts 120
3D Rendering and Design Visualization 90
Game Level Design 120
3D Character Design and Animation 90
Animation and Game Scripting 120
3D Gaming Capstone 60
Workforce Staging 30