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Video Game Design & Development - CERT

The Video Game Design & Development Certificate provides students with a deeper understanding of game development, technology, and the theory of gaming. The purpose of the program is to develop student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and expose students to the video game industry and its connection to Computer Science.

In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete ENG 106 and MATH 102 or higher.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2023-2024 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 31 Credit Hours

Concentration Requirements (19 credit hours)
VGD106 Script Writing and Storyboarding 3
VGD128 Intrdn to Video Game Development 3
VGD130 Art and Computer Animation 3
VGD147 Game Analysis and Critique 3
VGD260 Video Game Project 4

Approved Electives (12 credit hours)
BCIS1110 Intro to Information Systems 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Science 3
CS121 Introduction to Programming 4
FDMA1260 Introduction to Digital Media 3
FDMA1515 Intro to Digital Image Editing-Photoshop 3
FDMA1630 Principles of Design 3
STEM105 Computer Use-Scientific Research 3
STEM117 Introduction to Engineering 3