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Game/Simulation/Animation Programming

NEXT CLASS BEGINS January 11, 2021 (Click Here for more information)

Program Description:

The Game/Simulation/Animation Programming program contains a series of introductory level courses designed to leave novice PC users with a strong foundation in 2D and 3D game design, modeling, and animation.

 

Training includes clear and rigorous content that is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge/skills. These important skills are needed to prepare for further education and/or careers in the Information Technology career cluster, such as a Game Designer/Programmer or a Game Software Developer. Students will gain knowledge in multiple programming languages (HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, and C# Programming for Unity 5) and will be exposed to the intricate process behind planning and producing games. Students will also have an opportunity to learn how to create 3D Models and Animations from scratch using Blender 2.8.

 

Students must have access to a computer with high-speed internet, 8GB of RAM, and 500GB of hard drive free space. A dedicated graphics card with a minimum of 16GB RAM is recommended. The coursework and applications used for training are compatible with Windows 7 or higher.

 

Course Number

Course Title

Length

DIG0070

Game/Simulation Designer

300 hours

DIG0075

Game/Simulation Programmer

150 hours

DIG0076

Game/Simulation Software Developer

150 hours

 

Program Hours and Schedule

600 hours ǀ 6 months ǀ Distance

Online ǀ Monday – Friday

 

Enrollment: August and January

 

*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

 

Certification

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) – Animate CC

 

Employment Opportunities

Game Simulation Programmer ǀ Software Engineer ǀ Game Simulation Project Coordinator

 

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

 

Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition

$1,680

Out of State Tuition

$6,720

Fees

$245

Books and Supplies

TBD

Industry Certification

$100

FL Resident Total

$2,025

Out of State Total

$7,065

 

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.

 

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

 

Program Counselor/Advisor

Rachel Victor, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]

 

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

 

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