Junior Game Designer - Foundation

Arts Division
Certificate L0440

This multi-level certificate program offers skills needed to compete for a junior level creative career in the computer game industry or to transfer to other institutes for a more advanced study in the field. Students learn the core skills of designing games, planning, prototyping, creating art assets, scripting, integrating it all using standard game engines, testing, and other game development methodologies while also learning to work in close creative collaboration with fellow team members.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Completion of Junior Game Designer - Introduction coursework15
PLUS
Completion of Junior Game Designer - Foundation coursework 12
Total Units27
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Junior Game Designer - Introduction
ANIM 100Digital Paint and Ink3
ANIM 108Principles of Animation3
ANIM 115Storyboarding3
ANIM 130Introduction to 3D Modeling3
ANIM 131Introduction to Gaming3
Total Units15
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Junior Game Designer - Foundation
ANIM 1412D Game Level Design3
ANIM 148Demo Reel3
ANIM 151Game Prototype Production3
ANIM 140Introduction to 3D Animation3
Total Units12

Recommended Elective

Course Prefix Course Name Units
ANIM 137AWork Experience in New Digital Media1

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • successfully create a digital portfolio representative of their skills necessary for their chosen career.

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