2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Game Design and Development, A.A.S.

Program Code: CO523

The gaming industry is a multi-billion dollar industry which is growing rapidly. There are many career paths for this industry such as game programmer, game designer, audio artist, graphics artist, animation artist, game producer, and game tester.

Students in the JJC Game Design and Development program learn the skills and techniques to design and to make games. They also will use Maya and UnReal game engines to develop 3D models and animations for games. For those who wish to continue their education for a bachelor’s degree, the CIOS department has partnered with several four-year degree universities to set up 2+2 programs to ensure smooth transfers to their universities. 

For further information (including salary projections) from the US Department of Labor, go to www.bls.gov.

For student success in this degree program, it is recommended that students have a Math placement score into MATH 127 or higher level Math course, or a minimum grade of C in MATH 098.


General Education Requirements: 17 Semester Hours

Choose one of the following options:

Department Electives (GAME): 8 Semester Hours

Take 8 Semester Hours from GAME prefix courses. 

Total Required Hours: 68 Semester Hours

Includes Online Courses

This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).