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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Video Game Development - AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Video Game Development prepares students for entry into the cutting edge career field of the design and creation of video games for commercial, casual and educational markets for use on PCs, MACs, Smartphones, tablets and game consoles.

Credit Hours Required: 60

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

General Education Requirements


  1. Foundation Studies (12 credits)
    1.   Credits: 6
    2.   Credits: 3
    3.   Credits: 3
  2. Area Studies (7 credits)
    1.   Credits: 4
    2.   or   Credits: 3

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Video Game Development Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Create video games suitable for use on a PC or MAC. (VGD 121, VGD 122, VGD 221, VGD 171, VGD 172)
  2. Create video games suitable for use on the Web and handheld devices. (VGD 121, VGD 122, VGD 221, VGD 222, VGD 171, VGD 172) 
  3. Apply refined programming concepts to game structure and assets to create a functional 3D Video game. (VGD121, VGD122, VGD172, VGD 221, VGD 222)
  4. Create static and animated 3D objects, using professional quality software, suitable for use in video games. (VGD 151, VGD 152, VGD 251, VGD 252)
  5. Design and create video games in multiple genres, using professional programming development environment (IDE), incorporating code with elementary artificial intelligence. (VGD 122, VGD 171, VGD 172, VGD 221, VGD 222)
  6. Design, create, and deploy a video game through a commercial marketing channel. (VGD 180, VGD 280, VGD 295)

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