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|Digital Media: Game Development (AS)
Total Units: 25
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The Game Development major provides a course of study that prepares students to transfer to a four-year degree program focusing on the design and programming of interactive computer games and leading to a career in the game development industry. The Game Development major focuses on computer programming, mathematics, and game design and programming.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Work as an effective member of a game development team;
- use principles of software design to analyze programming problems and develop solutions;
- create and test computer programs that incorporate complex data structures and algorithms, and object oriented programming methods; and
- produce an online, multi-level game with consistency throughout the levels and a compelling story.
The requirements for the Digital Media: Game Development (AS) program are:
Complete 25 units from
- Digital Media: Game Development Core Requirements
- Information Learning Resources Requirement
|Digital Media: Game Development Core Requirements - complete 24.00 units|
|CS 74.40||History of Games||3.00|
|CS 74.41||Game Design||4.00|
|CS 74.42||Introduction to Game Coding||4.00|
|GD 90||Designing the User Experience||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 10.00 units from the following:|
|APTECH 43||Computer Modeling and Animation with 3D Studio Max||3.00|
|CS 10A||Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies||4.00|
|CS 10B||Programming Concepts and Methodologies 1||4.00|
|CS 17.11||Java Programming||3.00|
|CS 50A||Web Development 1||3.00|
|CS 74.11||Introduction to Digital Media||3.00|
|GD 51||Introduction to Graphic Design||3.00|
|Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.