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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Computer Gaming and Simulation Certifcate: 232A


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(R): 232A

Computer gaming and simulation is part of a rapidly growing and exciting new industry. Gaming is not only the fastest growing segment of the technology industry but also the fastest growing segment of the entertainment industry. Gaming is not just about entertainment – game technology is increasingly being applied in a variety of settings, from medical and corporate training to advocacy, advertising, and emergency response simulation. This interdepartmental certificate presents students with an introduction to the skills needed to explore the emerging technology area of game and simulation development. Completion of this degree will expose students to core game development skills and theory, introduce gaming and computer simulation technology applications, and provide an introduction to computer graphics technology. Electives allow students an opportunity to further explore their particular area of interest, such as programming, 3D modeling, mobile games, and other topics.

 

* Upon MHEC approval, title will be changed to Computer Gaming and Simulation Certificate.

Program Requirements


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 29-32


‡Choose one course: TECH 225  , TECH 276  , CMSC 100  , CMSC 140  (or other TECH or CMSC programming class)
‡ ‡ARTT 100  , ARTT 102  , CMSC 100  or higher, ENGL 101  , GDES 116  , GDES 120  , GDES 134  , GDES 216  , GDES 242  , GDES 285 , TECH 225  , TECH 273  , TECH 276  , TECH 277  , TECH 282  , TVRA 140  .

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the vocabulary of gaming and simulation.
  • Create an online portfolio containing game development related coursework.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of analyzing, designing, and developing computer based games in a team environment.

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