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Fine Arts/Humanities Department

Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

Video Game Foundations

VGF-CT

Program Leadership Information

Delynda Keefe, Lead Instructor SE, (727) 394-6127
Dr. Jonathan Steele, Dean, CL, (727) 791-5987

Program Summary

*** THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ADMITTING STUDENTS ***

This certificate is designed to explore multiple disciplines established within the gaming industry. This interdisciplinary program offers fundamental insights into the business of electronic gaming by examining areas of critical game studies, game design, game production, basic game programming, an introduction to 3-D art and the massive business of video gaming. All courses apply toward the AS degree in Digital Arts, Media & Interactive Web Design. - Video Game Foundations option .

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Video Game Quality Assurance, Game Tester, QA Leads, Technical Associate, Game Master, Video Game Sales Associate, 2-D/3-D Artist

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2006 (370), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Drawing for Animation
3
Introduction to Game Development Programming
3
Survey of Game Development
3
3-D Animation for Game Development
3
Storyboarding & Conceptualizing for Game Creation
3
15
Total Credits