VIDEO GAME DESIGN & GAME PROGRAMMING AND DESIGN, 2 credits (BOTH COURSES MUST BE TAKEN FOR CREDIT)Grade: 9-12Recommended Prerequisite: Touch Systems Data Entry or BIM/Art I/Algebra I
VIDEO GAME DESIGN
Video Game Design provides students with the opportunity to design, program, and create fully functional video games. The course will introduce basic programming and design skills that are essential to developing a video game. Topics covered are math, physics, level design, and computer programming. This course will instruct students on how to use problem solving in real world situations. Students will also learn the basics of programming structure and the software development life cycle. Offered at Career Center East Only.
GAME PROGRAMMING AND DESIGN
Game Programming and Design is an introductory course to video game programming, 2D and 3D design, and video game art. Students will learn the principles and practice of modeling in polygons, applying textures and materials to those models, and rendering them with appropriate lighting. The models, characters, and images created will be optimized for game engines. Students will also add game audio sound effects and music. This course provides a solid foundation in the essentials of game design and the process of creating game assets. This is a Technology Applications course. Offered at Career Center East Only.