Junior Game Designer - Foundation (Certificate N0622)

Arts Division
Certificate N0622

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 Game Design3
Total Units15
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Junior Game Designer - Foundation
ANIM 140Introduction to 3D Animation3
ANIM 141Game Level Design3
ANIM 148Demo Reel3
ANIM 151Game Art Development3
Total Units12

Recommended Elective

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

Animation & Gaming Website 

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.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
ANIM 100 Digital Paint and Ink 3 3
ANIM 108 Principles of Animation 3 3
ANIM 131 Introduction to Game Design 3 3
 Units9
Spring Term 1
ANIM 115 Storyboarding 3 3
ANIM 130 Introduction to 3D Modeling 3 3
Jr Game Designer Introduction Certificate Complete Jr Game Designer Introduction Certificate Complete  
 Units6
Fall Term 2
ANIM 140 Introduction to 3D Animation 3 3
ANIM 141 Game Level Design 3 3
Certificate: Junior Game Designer E0439 9  
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 Units6
Spring Term 2
ANIM 148 Demo Reel 3 3
ANIM 151 Game Art Development 3 3
Take ANIM 137A to earn work experience 7  
Certificate: Junior Game Designer N0622 2  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units6
 Total Units27
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