Digital Gaming & Simulation for Artists Certificate Level 2

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Digital Gaming & Simulation for Artists - Certificate Level 2

The game artist degree and certificates prepare students to enter the game and/or simulation industry with skills in traditional art and hands-on experience developing games and simulations using the latest software and hardware tools.


Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
GAME 1306 Design and Creation of Games 3
GAME 1378 Art for 2D Games 3
GAME 1373 Introduction to Perspective Drawing 3
GAME 1336 Introduction to 3D Game Modeling 3
Semester 2
ARTS 1303 Art History I OR
ARTS 1304 Art History II 3
GAME 1375 Principles of Game Concept Art 3
GAME 2336 Lighting, Shading, and Texture 3
GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding 3
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design & Development 3
Semester 3
GAME 1314 Character Sculpting 3
GAME 1374 Introduction to 3D Game Animation 3
GAME 2304 Level Design II 3
GAME 2332 Project Development I (Capstone) 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 42

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 48 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,498* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.