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Program Curriculum

Computer Simulation and Game Development

 AAS Degree

60 Semester Credit Hours

The Computer Simulation and Game Development AAS program at WCJC provides state-of-the-art career training leading to entry-level employment in the gaming and simulation industry.  These industries benefit healthcare, law enforcement, military, and other industries by providing simulated training environments. The program was developed in partnership with University of Houston Victoria and University of Houston Main and will be housed in a new facility on the UH/WCJC Sugar Land campus.

Effective Fall 2015:

Course Course Title / Certifications Semester Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design & Development 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
LEAD 1100 Workforce Development with Critical Thinking 1
 Total Semester Hours 14
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
ITSE 2370 Android Programming 3
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Total Semester Hours 16
Sophomore Year, First Semester
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ITSE 2321 Object-Oriented Programming 3
GAME 1309 Introduction to Animation Programming 3
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, & Culture or Creative Arts from the AAS General Education Course List 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Sophomore Year, Second Semester
GAME 1353 Multi-User Game Programming I 3
GAME 2303 Artificial Intelligence Programming I 3
GAME 2359

Game & Simulation Group Project -Capstone  Course

ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
  Total Semester Hours 15
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