Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Game Design & Development, AAS


Game Design & Development
Game Design & DevelopmentAre you looking for a career that aligns with your passions? Then our Game Design and Development program may be a great fit for you. The modern world is geared toward interactive gaming and technology, resulting in a higher demand for workers with the skills and knowledge to implement these aspects into the industry. If you've always wanted to work in gaming, now is the time.

Develop skills in computer hardware, networking and basic computer programming. Receive training in game programming, 3D modeling and animation, level design and game engines.

You'll also have the unique opportunity to start your gaming portfolio by creating a fully-functional 3D game as part of your final project.

Whether you choose to become a developer, designer, game tester or programmer, you'll learn the ropes of the role in a hands-on work environment through our program. Enter the workforce with proof of your technical training and experience.

Game Design & Development Program Outcomes

  1. Apply the essential elements of a game to projects
  2. Design dynamic, engaging 2d and 3d environments
  3. Construct dynamic, engaging 2d and 3d environments
  4. Write efficient C++ programs using standard data structures and algorithms
  5. Develop games using industry standard game engine technology
  6. Design 2d and 3d graphical assets and aminations in a variety of game development projects
  7. Incorporate 2d and 3d graphical assets and aminations into a variety of game development projects
  8. Implement efficient persistent storage mechanisms for player data
  9. Utilize event driven programming to accept and respond to user input
  10. Experiment with emerging game development technologies related to virtual and augmented reality
  11. Improve code accuracy by using standard debugging tools and testing methodologies

Faculty Contact

 Faculty Contact

 

Weston MillerWeston Miller
712-362-7938
wmiller@iowalakes.edu

 

 

 

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