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  • Austin Community College

    -- Austin, TX 
  • Visual Communication Department
    11928 Stonehollow Drive
    Austin, TX 78758
  • 512-223-4864 or 512.223.4830
  • 512.223.4444
  • Visual Communication (Certificate/Diploma, Associate's, Web & Interactive Design, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Graphic Design, Graphic Arts Technology, Interactive Media Technology, and Motion Graphics, 2 Years)
    For a position in Art / Animation

    Game Development Institute with specialization in Programming, Art or Design (Certificate/Diploma, Associate's, Game Art, Game Design, and Game Visualization Programming, 2 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 900 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Out of state: 4,560 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 4,560 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
  • Yes
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  • Located inAustin, Texas, the Austin Community College Game Development Institute works with local game developersto implement an industry standard academic program for students interested incareers in the video game business.

    To discuss your best career path, contact Colin Blankenship at 512-223-4864 or

    AssociatesDegrees and Certificates in each specialization:

    • Game Design

    • Game Art

    • Game Programminig
    • 3D Animation

    • 3D Modeling and Rendering

    • 2D Animation

    • Graphic Design

    • Web & Interactive Design

    • Graphic Arts Technology

    • Illustration

      Interactive Media Technology

      Motion Graphics


    Tuition: PerCredit Hour: In-District: $58,Out-of-district: $166. Out-of-state: $304

    Degree plans and course descriptions can be found atthe following:

    • Visual Communication Department website at
    • Austin Community College’s homepage: