Game Development Track
(Certificate/Diploma, and Graduate Level Certificate in Game Development, 1 Years)
For a position in Programming / Software Engineering
Campus:Yes Online: No
In state: 400 US Dollars (USD) per Quarter
Out of state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
In this track, students will understand the key components of game design and development using C++, Unity3D, and the Unreal Development Kit.
Students will also learn game engine programming and integration. In time, students will be able to develop games for the PC, consoles, Web, and mobile devices such as iPhone and Android Smartphones. At the end of the program, they will develop a fully-functional commercial game.
The program covers the five areas of Fundamentals of Game Development, Game Design, Game Programming, Game Production, and Project Management.
The program is based upon the official International Game Developers Association educational curriculum for colleges and universities.
Upon completion of the program, students will be ready to accept employment that are geared toward the following game-related job roles:
Technical - AI, Network, Database, Graphics, Game Engine and Tools Programmers
Artistic - 3D Model and Character Animators and Riggers, 2D Texture Artists
Production - Game Production Leads and Game Concept Development
Game Development I: Introduction (Flash)
Game Development II: Ludology
Game Development III: Narratology
Game Programming I: Unity3D
Game Design I: Introduction
Game Design II: Audio, Visual and UI
Game Art I: 2D Texturing
Game Art II: Intro to 3D Modeling
Game Mathematics and Physics
Game Production Management I
Game Programming II: C++
Game Programming III (Integrative)
Game Programming IV (Mobile)
Game Programming V (Console)
Advanced Game Technology I: Graphics
Advanced Game Technology II: Databases
Advanced Game Technology III: AI
Advanced Game Technology IV: Networking and Server Tech
Game Art II: Advanced 3D Modeling II
Game Design III: Level Design
Game Production Management II
Students have the option of taking 1 year of intensive Japanese Language instruction on-site in preparation for JLPT N5 and N4 examination.