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Game Design & Programming Option

This degree gives students substantial knowledge of techniques required for software program-
ming fundamentals. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training enabling students to enter the programming field with skills to support jobs with advanced C++ programming, graphic design, and artificial intelligence demands. Students will use these skills to obtain jobs and to advance to better positions in their current jobs at some of the top companies. Students who successfully complete the following courses can be awarded this degree.  

(60 hours to complete)

First Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding 2
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design & Development 3
GAME 1336 Introduction to 3-D Game Modeling 3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic & Design 3

Second Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals 3
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
GAME 1309 Introduction to Animation Programming 3
GAME 2305 Interactive Writing II 3
GAME 2308 Portfolio for Game Development 3

Third Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
GAME 2304 Level Design II 3
ITSE 1359 Introduction to Scripting Languages 3
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
ITSE 2321 Objective-Oriented Programming 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3

Fourth Semester (16 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ARTC 2313 Digital Pubishing II  OR 3
ITSC 1391 Special Topics: APP Development 3
Elective X3XX Language, Philosophy & Culture OR Creative Arts 3
Elective X3XX Social / Behavioral Science 3
Math 13XX * Math Elective 3
SPCH X3XX SPCH 1311 OR 1315 3

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