Computer Graphics: Game Design and Development

This program is designed for students interested in creating anything game related; 3D objects, to environments, to entire games themselves. Students will use a variety of design software and learn specific programming techniques involved in creating interactive games.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program is designed for students interested in creating anything game related; 3D objects, to environments, to entire games themselves. Students will use a variety of design software and learn specific programming techniques involved in creating interactive games.

 


Area of Interest:
Computer Studies
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
CGR-111 Computer Graphic Design I 3
CGR-104 Elements and Principles of Graphic Design 3
CGR-125 Game Design & Development I 3
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
CSC-105 Fundamentals of Programming 4
CGR-115 Digital Storytelling 3
CGR-200 Game Design & Development II 3
MTH-100 Algebraic Concepts or  
MTH-111 Introduction to Statistics 3/4
    16/17
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
ENG-221 Creative Writing 3
CGR-112 Computer Graphic Design II or  
CSC-121 Structured Programming (C++) 3/4
CGR-107 Script Writing 3
CGR-255 Game Design & Development III 3
CGR-241 Computer Animation I or  
CGR-260 Comic Book Design 3
    15/16
Second Semester
CGR-242 Computer Animation II or  
CGR-253 Digital Illustration 3
CGR-244 Special Effects 3
CGR-256 Game Design & Development Final Project 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 61

Program Goals

  • To prepare students to qualify for entry-level employment
    as a game-play tester, 2D conceptual artist, 3D character
    builder, 3D object modeler, game designer, game
    programmer and related occupations.
  • To provide students with a General Education foundation.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Create interactive 2-D and 3-D computer and video games individually and in a group.
  2. Analyze design software, programming languages, modeling and animation skills, level design and game engines used to design and develop video and interactive games.
  3. Analyze and apply market research and business concepts related to video game production and distribution processes.
  4. Synthesize and explain the economic, social and cultural implications of interactive media.

Employment Opportunities

  • Game-play tester
  • 2D conceptual artist
  • 3D character builder
  • 3D object modeler
  • Game designer
  • Game programmer

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including:

Contact Persons

Richard Dolan, Director
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4518
email: rdolan@camdencc.edu

Professor Phyllis Owens
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4682
email: powens@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

10.0303

Program Code

GDD.AAS