The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the design, development, marketing and testing of computer games. Industry standard programming languages and development tools are utilized in this specialization.
The Associate in Applied Sciences in the Information Technology (IT) Career Degrees at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical. Students are offered a choice of specializations: Computer Programming, Game Development, Help Desk/Technical Support, Interactive Multimedia, Network Engineering, Mobile Computing and Web Development. Students have the benefit of classroom or online instruction, dedicated laboratory facilities and participation in co-curricular activities. Students in the IT Career Degrees are required to take program courses and related electives in their specialization as well as four IT core courses. In addition, students are required to take general education courses.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate the use of web and programming languages relevant to game development.
- Apply the computer video game development process to create games using a variety of current tools and technologies.
- Create computer games using industry standard development tools.
- Utilize industry standard tools to create audio and/or visual elements.
- Develop a game portfolio.
|DPR 100||Introduction to Information Technology||3|
|DPR 117||Fundamentals of Game Design Theory and Practice||3|
|DPR 101||Introduction to Computer Science||3|
|ENG 100||English Composition I||3|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Modern College Mathematics|
|Introduction to Probability and Statistics|
|IMM 120||Web Page Design and Development||3|
|DPR 118||Game Creation Development||3|
|ENG 112||English Composition II: Writing About Literature||3|
or DPR 110
|Introduction to Java Programming
or Introduction to C++
|DPR 119||Introduction to Computer Game Programming||3|
|NET 110||Network Communications||3|
|IMM 201||Audio and Video for Multimedia||3|
or IMM 110
|Game Art and Animation
or Multimedia Graphics & Design
or DPR 210
|Intermediate Java Programming
or Object Oriented C++
|DPR 250||Digital Portfolio Development||3|
|Any transferable Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated Science course||4|
|Any transferable Oral Communication (OC) designated course||3|
|Any transferable Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) and Global Understanding (GU) designated Social Science course||3|
Humanities Elective - Career Program
This list does not indicate College Academic Learning Goal designation. Refer to your program curriculum for more information.
For career programs:
|Courses listed under subject areas:|
|ARB 101||Elementary Arabic I (or above)||3|
|ART 100||Art and Child Development (or above)||3|
|COMM 100||Interpersonal Communication (or above)||3|
|DRA 100||Introduction to Theatre (or above)||3|
|ENG 112||English Composition II: Writing About Literature (or above)||3|
|FRE 101||Elementary French I (or above)||3|
|GER 101||Elementary German I (or above)||3|
|HUM 100||Introduction to Visual Arts (or above)||3|
|ITA 101||Elementary Italian I (or above)||3|
|MUS 101||Fundamentals of Music (or above)||3|
|PHI 100||Introduction to Philosophy (or above)||3|
|SPA 101||Elementary Spanish I (or above)||3|
|Select from one of the following sequences:|
& MAT 121
|Modern College Mathematics|
and Introduction to Probability and Statistics
& MAT 136
and Business Calculus
& MAT 152
& MAT 161
and Calculus II