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Video Game Design

Length: 1 or 2 years
Credit: .5 Technical English, 1.0 Math, 1.0 Visual Art, .5 Occupational Elective
Prerequisite: None
Location: Tri-Tech Skills Center

Description: Interested in pursuing a career in the digital interactive entertainment industry?  Creating technology, not just using it, is what the Video Game Design program is all about. This application-based learning course is designed for the student who wishes to become a video game programmer also known as RTIS – real time interactive simulation. Students will learn the programming skills necessary to make video games work and the art and design theory needed to make video games visually appealing.  The course will show you how math and written communication are used extensively in the video game industry and introduce you to career opportunities in this field. Students should be successful math students and ready for second year Algebra. In this program you will:

  • Create original games for web and mobile platforms
  • Manage game development from idea to finished product
  • Write dynamic programming code in C# and UNITY.

Career opportunities:

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Software Engineer

College credits available: 5 credits

Year-long course must be completed to be eligible for the Technical English Visual Art, or Math credit.


Instructional Staff

Mat Adelmund
Video Game Design Instructor
(509) 222-5277