2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Feb 05, 2023  
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Game Design, A.A.S.

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The Game Design degree will allow students to create their own simple games and apps.  Students will walk through the process of creating assets, importing them into a game engine and creating interactivity.  By the end of the program, students will have created their own game from start to finish.  Graduates of this program may find employment with game development companies in private industry such as entertainment and educational software, as well as in the government and military.

Transfer information: https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Design a game with appeal for specific and diverse markets
  • Export 3D files and audio files suitable for use in a game environment
  • Export animations suitable for use in game engines
  • Import assets into game engines
  • Create lighting and dynamic simulations in game design
  • Write simple scripts to generate interactivity within a game engine
  • Export playable games


General Education - 20-21 credits as follows:

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog.

Electives - 2-3 Credits

Total credits required for degree: 60

Program code for registration: GAMED

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Suggested Sequence - Game Design A.A.S.

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years.  This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date.  An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs.  See an advisor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

  • Credits: 3
  • General Education Credits: 8-9*
  • Electives: 2-3*
  • *Depending on total number of general education credits completed, students will be required to complete elective credits to meet total 60 credit requirement for degree.

Total credits: 14

Degree Audit Information

Access Student Planning and Degree Progress through MyBrookdale on Brookdale’s home page.  Select WebAdvisor, Self Service, log in and access the Student menu.

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