Recommended Course Sequence

Recommended Sequence of CoursesPrinter Friendly
Program of Study: Computer Studies: Game DevelopmentCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Computer StudiesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: ewilde@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2022A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS40*HISTORY OF GAMES3.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
CS10A or Complete any combination.INTRO TO PROGRAMMING4.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
GD90*USER EXPERIENCE3.00Fall 2023
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:11.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS41*GAME DESIGN4.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
GD51 or Complete any combination.INTRO TO GRAPHIC DESIGN3.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023YESYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:7.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS42*INTRO TO GAME CODING4.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023YES
CS50AWEB DEVELOPMENT 13.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:7.00
Recommended course sequence units total:25.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:25.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face