Game Simulation Animation Programming

Students programming a game.
  • This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as a Game/Simulation Designer, Game Programmer, and Game Software Developer in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster.

    The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, essential programming techniques, and implementation issues.

    Specialized programming skills involving advanced mathematical calculations and physics are also integrated into the curriculum. This program is project-based and focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following rudiments of the game and simulation industry: production planning, elements of production design, storyboarding, elements of visual design, integration of digital audio and digital video into new game/simulation productions, programming for single and multi-user environments, delivery systems, and collaboration/teamwork. This program emphasizes the development of technical abilities as well as ethical and societal awareness necessary to function in a highly technological society. The use of cooperative learning groups is recommended. By learning and practicing group process skills, students will be prepared to work “together” in real work situations. Program graduates will develop enhanced self-esteem as well as the problem solving and teamwork skills necessary to succeed in careers.

    Registration

    After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

    Game Simulation Teaches:

    • Game & Simulation Designer (300 hrs)
    • Game / Simulation Programmer (150 hrs)
    • Game / Simulation Software Developer (150 hrs)

    Industry Certifications offered in this program

    Adobe Certified Associate – Multiplatform Animation Using Adobe Animate CC
    Adobe Certified Associate – Visual Design Using Photoshop
    Microsoft Technology Associate – Software Development Fundamentals

     Next Start Date: January 8, 2020

    2019-2020 School Calendar

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 600 Hours

    Schedule: Monday -Friday: 7:30am – 2:45pm

    Cost:  $2,349 for entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Basic Skill Requirement:

    If required, take the Basic Skills Test at our Testing Center. Call 941-255-7500 Ext. 120 to schedule to take the test.

    Accepted Tests

    Reading

    Math

    Language

    TABE*

    10

    10

    10

    New SAT

    24

    24

    25

    ACT

    19

    19

    17

    GED 2014

    145

    145

    145

    College Board Accuplacer

    83

    72

    83

    [ *Recommended ] 

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 50.0411
    • Program Number: B082300

     

    Registration Timeline & Checklist

    Steps to Enroll:

    1. Pay Application Fee
      • Write down your transaction number for step 2
    2. Complete the Application
      1. Print out and complete the five documents linked to the application
    3. Gather the following documents to bring to your appointment:
      • High School/ GED Transcripts (if required)
        • Request all high school/GED and college transcripts to be sent to CTC Admissions, 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL., 33948. 
        • Transcripts may also be delivered in person if they are in a sealed envelope.
      • Driver's license
      • Florida Residency Declaration
    1. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Student Services to enroll in this program.

    Still have questions before you enroll? Contact Us

    Need financial aid?

    1. Complete the FAFSA
    2. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Financial Aid Specialist as soon as you receive FAFSA/ PELL email that you have been approved

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