Digital Gaming & Simulation for Programmers Certificate Level 2

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Digital Gaming & Simulation for Programmers - Certificate Level 2

The game programmer degree and certificates prepare students to enter the game and simulation industry with skills in structured and object-oriented programming, scripting languages and hands-on experience in game development using specialized 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 1379 Introduction to Game Programming 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Semester 2
GAME 1304 Level Design I 3
GAME 1336 Introduction to 3D Game Modeling 3
GAME 2302 Mathematical Applications for Game Development 3
GAME 2347 Advanced Game Programming 3
Semester 3
GAME 2373 2D Game Programming 3


Semester 1
GAME 2319 Game Engine 3
GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++ 3
GAME 2332 Project Development I (Capstone ) 3
GAME 2304 Level Design II 3
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.

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Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 44 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,774* 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.