2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Game Design and Development, A.A.S.


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JJC Program Code: CO523

ICCB Program Code: CIOS 0023

  • Gaming is a rapidly growing, multi-billion-dollar industry.  

  • There are many career paths for this industry, such as:  

    • game programmer 

    • game designer 

    • audio artist 

    • graphics artist  

    • animation artist  

    • game producer  

    • game tester 

  • The Game Design and Development program will teach you the skills and techniques to design and create games. 

  • You will learn how to use Maya and UnReal game engines to develop 3D models and animations for games.  

  • Want to complete your bachelor’s degree after JJC? JJC has partnered with several four-year universities. 2+2 programs are available to ensure smooth transfers.  

More Information 
US Department of Labor  

It is recommended to have a math placement score that will allow you to take MATH 127 or a higher-level math course (or a minimum grade of C in MATH 098). 

General Education Requirements: 15 Semester Hours


Total Required Hours: 60 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


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

Completion Guide


Third Semester


Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson

Program Coordinator

Program Advisor

Name: Lori Schahrer

Name: Hui-Liang (Willy) Low

Name: Hui-Liang (Willy) Low

 

 

 

Phone: 815-280-2339

Phone: 815-280-2441

Phone: 815-280-2441

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