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2016-2017 Catalog 
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Visual Arts, Game Development Option, Certificate

Award: Certificate (code CRT.ART.GAME-DEV)

Total Credit Hours: 18 credit hours.

Purpose: The game development certificate is intended for professionals already holding a degree who wish to make a career change or update skills, or those who wish to gain skills in creating independent games. Credits earned for the certificate may be applied to the Associate of Applied Science degree in game development. The program allows the student to choose from a range of gaming courses enabling the student to focus on his or her particular area of interest in game production. This certificate is not a substitute for a degree in game development.

Several degrees in gaming are available including, Game Art and Design Transfer Associate of Arts Degree, Computer Science Transfer Game and Simulation Programming Option Associate of Science, and the Game Development Associate of Applies Science. Look under ART or CTP for specific course listings.

Range of Occupations

  • Independent game developer
  • Game artist
  • Game designer

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Degree/Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Demonstrated eligibility for ENG 111 .

Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

Choose four from the following:

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.