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Computer Game Development Degree - Program Details

In the Computer Game Development degree program, you'll learn the skills to create assets for a wide range of games. You'll also discover how to use your gaming skills in diverse areas like marketing, education, and social media. Plus, you'll learn about ways to publish and fund your games. Working closely with a team that mimics the real industry, you'll learn to create games using industry-standard techniques. By graduation, you'll have built a strong entry-level portfolio showcasing your abilities.

The Start of a Promising Career

This program will set you on the path toward a career developing computer games and mobile applications. You will learn the skills needed for a great career now, while also preparing you for further studies in a 4-year degree program if you choose to pursue it.

Program Outcomes

After completing this program you'll be able to:

  • Create different assets for interactive apps.
  • Make project documents for individual and team projects.
  • Explore game genres and apply design skills.
  • Use gaming techniques for marketing, education, and more.
  • Assess balance and fairness in level elements.
  • Team up to design and create games using industry methods.
  • Compare publishing and funding platforms.
  • Build a starting portfolio in your field.
  • Show your grasp of programming basics.
  • Study how technology changes affect game design.

Courses and Curriculum

In this program, you’ll learn about everything from 3D modeling, to rigging, to interactive design. You’ll also learn about the industry itself and how it works. This degree can be completed in 96-100 credit hours and includes classwork and practical experience. This degree can be completed 100 percent online.

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Your Future in Computer Game Development

The skills you'll learn at Mt. Hood Community College will set you on the path to a thriving career in game development. If you're passionate about creating apps and games, this degree program is the perfect fit for you.

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