2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Aug 17, 2022  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Game Programming Option, Digital Animation and 3D Design, A.A.S.

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This option is designed for students who are interested in the programming segment of game development. The emphasis is on developing the skills required to design, code and test programs which will ultimately become the backbone of an electronic game. This includes fundamental programming concepts as well as those demanded to develop interactive games.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Understand the reiterative process of rendering movies
  • Understand the principles of workflow and file management as related to the animation industry
  • Understand the principles of compositing and editing
  • Create geometry for characters, props, and backgrounds
  • Create materials and lights for characters and scenes
  • Create animations for objects, characters, and effects


General Education - 20-22 credits

As described in General Education  including the following required general education course:

Technical Electives - 3 credits from among the following:

Total credits required for degree: 62-64


A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all career studies courses in order to complete this program.

* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: DIGP

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Suggested Sequence - Digital Animation and 3D Design A.A.S. Game Programming Option

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 a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 16-18

Sequence Notes:

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

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