Program & Degree

The Interactive Simulation and Game Technology department of the Engineering Business and Technology division offers a 2 year extensive Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Game Design. The Degree currently has two tracks:  The first is Art, Animation & Design. The second is a Programming Degree. Our classes currently offered  are below. The below image has more detail with days, times, instructor name and more. Click on the picture to enlarge the schedule.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Classes

Art/Animation/Design Specialization

 

Specialization Core Classes

-GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design and Development
-ARTV 2355 Character Rigging and Animation
-GAME 1372 Visual Effects for Video Games I
-GAME 2332 Project Development I
-GAME 2334 Project Development II
-GAME 2359 Game and Simulation Group Project  (Project development III)
-GAME 2387 Internship
-GAME 2308 Portfolio for Game Development

Specialization Electives

-GAME 1370 Concept Art I
-GAME 2370 Concept Art II
-GAME 1304 Level Design I
-GAME 2304 Level Design II
-ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I
-ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II
-ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I
-ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II
-GAME 2372 Visual Effects for Video Games II
-ARTV 1303 Basic Animation
-GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding
-ARTV 1343 Digital Sound
-GAME 1371 Motion Capture

Academic Classes

-MATH 1314 College Algebra OR MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)
-SPCH 1311 Intro to Speech Com
OR
-SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
-ENGL 1301 Composition I
-PSYC 2301 General Psychology
-Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

*Coming Soon Bachelor’s Transfer Program for Art/Animation/Design Specialization*

Programming Specialization

 

Specialization Core Classes

-GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design and Development
-GAME 1443 Game and Simulation Programming I
-GAME 1459 Game and Simulation Programming II
-GAME 2332 Project Development I
-GAME 2334 Project Development II
-GAME 2359 Game and Simulation Group Project (Project Development III)
-GAME 2387 Internship
-GAME 2347 Advanced Game Programming
-GAME 1373 Objective-C Fundamentals
-ITSE 2310 iOS Application Programming
-IMED 1391 Advanced iOS Programming

Specialization Electives

-COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I
-ITSE 1330 Introduction to C# Programming
-GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++

Academic Classes

-MATH 1314 College Algebra
-SPCH 1311 Intro to Speech Communications
OR
-SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
-ENGL 1301 Composition I
-PSYC 2301 General Psychology
-Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

Richland College Gaming has a transfer program in place which will take the entire (AAS) Gaming degree you earn and use it in place for ½ of a Bachelors Degree (BAAS) at UNT.

 

Programming Specialization

Click here to see the certificate for the transfer program which doesn’t include an extra game programming certificate from UNT

The advantage of this pathway is you do not need to take an additional 24 hours of prerequisites at UNT.This is a specific example of a Transfer pathway for this specific specialization.
This is obviously a quicker cheaper option and doesn’t include the additional certificate at UNT.

 The total cost of completing your Bachelor’s degree through this program would be significantly less than doing the full degree at UNT because you’re doing ½ of it at Richland College. An additional added benefit would be that you’re taking a lot more game centric classes because you’re getting your Associates degree in gaming at Richland College. This is a great option and would better help you pursue your degree. You can also Click below to view images of the certificate.

Art/Animation/Design Specialization

Click here to view the certificate for the Art/Animation/Design Transfer Program. You can also view the certificate below.

If you’re interested in this please email Patrick Eye at ceye@dcccd.edu

Click here to see the certificate for the transfer program which includes an extra game programming certificate from UNT

The advantage of this pathway is that you’ll be earning an additional gaming certificate however it is more expensive and requires more credit hours.That will result in more time and money invested into your degree.

The total cost of completing your Bachelor’s degree through this program would be significantly less than doing the full degree at UNT because you’re doing ½ of it at Richland College. Two additional added benefits are that you’re taking a lot more game centric classes because you’re getting your Associates degree in gaming at Richland College, and an additional gaming certificate at UNT. You can also Click below to view images of the certificate.

If you would like more information from the UNT Transfer Office click here for the website.

Email: unt.transfer@unt.edu

Transfer Office Number: 800-868-8211

If you would like more information from the Richland College Transfer Office click here for the website

Email: rlctransfer@dcccd.edu

Transfer Center Number: 972-761-6760