Animation & Game Developer Concentration

Animation & Game Developer Concentration

Students who receive an A.A.S. in Information Technology (IT) will possess a broad base of computer skills and knowledge. The curriculum is designed to maintain maximum flexibility in order to compete in the changing workforce. Today’s games are very complex. They require teams of programmers, designers, artists, testers, advertisers, and producers to organize and develop them. Training needed for game development is enormous, warranting a complex education of multiple courses in multiple fields. The Animation and Game Developer curriculum is designed to provide training in principles and techniques used to create interactive 2D and 3D computer games. 

What You’ll Learn
Students will learn software design, programming languages, modeling and animation skills, web graphic design and how to design and develop games using game engines. See the current advising sheet for more details. 

Credits Required:  61 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Applied Science

Career Settings
Graduates with an Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology – Animation & Game Development will have the skills to obtain employment as programmers web/game designers, product testers, animation designers and project managers.