Game Simulation Visual Design

Students programming a game.
  • This program offers a sequence of project-based courses that provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Information Technology career cluster such as Game or Simulation Designer, Game or Simulation Graphic Artist, and Game or Simulation 3-D Animator; 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, 2D/3D animation design and production, and implementation issues.

    Specialized skills involving graphic animation software are used to produce a variety of two and three dimensional components. The Game, Simulation and Animation Visual 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 and postsecondary education.

    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.

    Visual Design Teaches:

    • Game & Simulation Designer (300 hrs)
    • Game / Simulation Graphic Artisit (150 hrs)
    • Game / Simulation 3D Animator (150 hrs)

    Industry Certifications offered in this program

    Adobe Certified Associate – Multiplatform Animation Using Adobe Animate CC
    Adobe Certified Associate – Visual Design Using Photoshop

     Next Start Date: January 8, 2020

    2019-2020 School Calendar

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 600 Hours

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

    Cost:  $2,287 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: B082100

     

    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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