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Computer Simulation & Game Development AAS Degree

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, which benefits 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.

Computer Simulation & Game Development AAS Degree (71 semester credit hours)

Course Course Title / Certifications Sem. Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design & Development 3
ITSC 1305 PC Operating Systems 3
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3
PHYS 1401 General Physics I 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
  17 semester hours
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I 3
ITSE 1311 Intro to Web Programming 3
ITSE 2321 Object-Oriented Programming 3
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3
GAME 1336 Introduction to 3D Game Modeling 3
    15 semester hours
Summer I
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
ARTS, DRAM,or MUSI Any ARTS, DRAM, or MUSI course 3
     9 semester hours
Sophomore Year, First Semester   
GAME 1309

 Introduction to Animation Programming

GAME 2341 Game Scripting  3
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming 3
Local Needs Android Programming 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
    15 semester hours
Sophomore Year, Second Semester
GAME 1353 Multi-User Game Programming I 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
GAME 2303 Artificial Intelligence 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GAME 2359 Game & Simulation Group Project (Capstone Course) 3
    15 semester hours
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