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CS 40
History of Games
Description:This course includes a comprehensive study of the evolution of games throughout human history, with an emphasis on early games’ impact and influence on video games. Review of the technological and artistic antecedents, with analysis of how video games reflect the beliefs, aspirations and values of the cultures where they flourish. Study includes gameplay experience and analysis of notable game genres, identifying significant artistic and technological innovations. Students will investigate gameplay and create a non-digital game that is informed by the study of game history.
Recommended Preparation:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Transferability:CSU; UC 
Repeatability:Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Grading Type:Grade or P/NP
Sections listed are for Spring 2021
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsCurrent EnrollmentSeats RemainingDate Begin/EndDate Final ExamBooks
Add section to cart4812 OnlineWilde EOnlineOnline3.00Ended48371101/20-05/21To Be ArrangedClick here for availability at the SRJC bookstore  Click here to see if the library has a copy of your textbook  Free Text/Media
 Optional Zoom meetings will take place for each class session on Wednesdays, 10-11am. Attendance at these zoom meetings is recommended but not required. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.