Training 3D Artist & Programmers
LEARN PROGRAMMING & 3D MODELING THROUGH GAME DESIGN
Computer science jobs are growing three times faster than the graduates themselves and are among the highest-paying jobs for new graduates. Additionally, more than fifty percent of the jobs related to math and science are for computer scientists.
Video game design is quickly becoming the premiere medium for cultural storytelling, information, and entertainment, which is why there are no limits to its potential.
Students in this academy get hands-on experience building computers, designing games, and much more!
Course and General Information
Be a Part of Tomorrow . . . Join the Digital Community!
This academy offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous instruction that promotes the necessary academic standards. Students will obtain both technical knowledge and skills that will help prepare them for a future in the game design industry. Students will obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to be a game/simulation designer, a game programmer, or a software developer for games.
The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, essential programming techniques, and implementation issues. Specialized programming skills involving advanced mathematical calculations and physics are also integrated into the curriculum.
The Academy of Gaming & Mobile Apps lets student’s dreams and imaginative ideas come to life. Amazing things become possible for motivated students who view the world in a creative way. Students work hands-on with the same cutting-edge technology and software as today’s premiere design professionals, while pursuing traditional art classes in addition to technology-intensive classes. At the Academy of Gaming & Mobile Apps, we are career-focused and creatively driven. Students are offered the opportunity to earn college credit from Santa Fe College and Adobe Certifications while taking honors weighted courses.
Students complete a variety of courses through the program, including:
- Game & Simulation Foundations
- Game & Simulation Design
- Game & Simulation Programming
- Multi-user Game & Simulation Programming
Additional Courses Offered are:
21st-Century Skills require students to demonstrate basic scientific, mathematical and technological literacy. The focus of this academy requires students to acquire broad, transferable skills and an understanding of the rudiments of the digital media/multimedia industry, including inventive thinking, effective communication and the ability to prioritize, plan and manage for results.
- AP Computer Science Principles
- Game & Simulation Graphic Artist (Illustrator)
- Game & Simulation 3D Graphic Animator (Unity)
- Advanced Applications (Capstone Course)
Essential skills identified by the Division of Career and Adult Education have been integrated into the standards and benchmarks of this program. These skills represent the general knowledge and skills considered by industry to be essential for success in careers across all career clusters.
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