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  • Mountwest Community and Technical College

    -- Huntington, West Virginia 
  • One Mountwest Way
    Huntington, West Virginia 25701
    US
  • 304-710-3397 or 740-547-6246
  • [email protected]
  • http://www.mctc.edu
  • Animation and Game Development (Associate's, 2 Years)
    For a position in Programming / Software Engineering

  • Campus:Yes         Online: Yes
  • In state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Out of state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
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  • 10:1
  • Overview: 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. Program Description: 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. Students can learn:  Design Software  Programming Languages  Modeling and Animation Skills  Web graphic design  Game Engines used to Design and Develop Games IT 298, an internship course taken over the course of a student’s four semesters, requires the student to apply knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom to a real-world employment environment. 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.