Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TECH 225 - Game Programming

A study of introductory programming techniques for visual interactivity and computer game development, using Flash/ActionScript, Unity, or other current industry standard software applications. Students will focus on practical code exercises to build interactive game mechanics.

  PREREQUISITE(S): GDES 140  or consent of department. Assessment Level(s): MATH 050   Four hours each week. Formerly CMAP 225.

4 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Use scripting to create dynamic interactive games or animations.
  • Understand basic programming concepts such as variables, if/else, switch, loops, conditions, arrays, functions, methods and objects.
  • Test and debug their scripts.
  • Manipulate scenes and buttons to control the sequence of game events.
  • Declare and use variables and parameters.
  • Change properties of game objects.
  • Be familiar with and able to use event handling.
  • Export the game or animation for use on the internet or other platforms.

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