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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 ENG106 and MATH102 or higher.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2015-2018 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 31 Credit Hours

Program 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)
CS105 Introduction to Computer Science 3
CS121 Introduction to Programming 4
CSA150 Computer Fundamentals 3
MMC105 Visual Concepts 3
MMC115 Principles of Multimedia 3
MMC130 Introduction to Media Arts 3
STEM105 Computer Use-Scientific Research 3
STEM117 Introduction to Engineering 3