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Gaming Development - CSD3

Degree

Advisor: Tim Drexler

Program Description: Game Development is the academic field focused on the creation of electronic games. The field includes interactive graphics/animation programming, fundamental computer science, game design, studio art, electronic art, narrative storytelling, and critical game studies.

Locations offered:
Valdosta

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 165 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

General Core Courses

15

Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science – Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Choose One of the Following (3 hours) 3
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3

Occupational Courses

51

CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts 3
CIST 1305 Program Design and Development 3
CIST 2740 Introduction to Game Development 4
CIST 2741 Advanced Game Development 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives (3 Hours) 3
Programming Elective - Choose One of the Following (4 Hours) 4
CIST 2311 Visual Basic I 4
CIST 2341 C# Programming I 4
CIST 2351 PHP Programming I 4
CIST 2371 Java Programming I 4
CIST 2361 C++ Programming I 4
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
83G3 - 3D Gaming Animation (24 Hours) 24
CIST 2730 Introduction to 3D Animation 4
CIST 2731 Intermediate 3D Animation 4
CIST 2732 3D Character Animation 4
CIST 2733 3D Graphics for Gaming I 4
CIST 2734 3D Graphics for Gaming II 4
CIST 2736 Introduction to Motion Capture 4

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