Computer Games and Simulation Design, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #8300

Library and eLearning Division

This program is designed to prepare individuals for transfer or employment in a variety of positions including game/simulation designer, programmer or developer. The focus of the program is development of multidisciplinary skills necessary for a career in game and simulation design with emphasis on creation of real games.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
CGSD 120 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GAMES & SIMULATIONS 3
CGSD 271 DIGITAL IMAGING 3
CISS 160
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING IN C# 1
or INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
3-4
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MTHM 171 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 1 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours17-18
Spring Semester
CGSD 121 2D GAME PROGRAMMING 1 3
CGSD 130 GAME APPLICATIONS FOR EMERGENT PLATFORMS 1 3
CGSD 272 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION 3
PSYH 151
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
or INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3
Science Elective (with lab) 4
 Hours16
Second Year
Fall Semester
CGSD 221 3D GAME PROGRAMMING 1 3
CGSD 276 3-D MODELING AND ANIMATIONS 1 3
CMPR 168 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 1 4
ENTR 200 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 3
 Hours13
Spring Semester
CGSD 222 3D GAME LEVEL DESIGN 1 3
CGSD 223 SERIOUS GAMES AND SIMULATIONS 1 3
CGSD 225 ADVANCED GAME PROGRAMMING 1 3
Arts and Humanities Elective 3
General Elective 2
 Hours14
 Total Hours60-61
1

Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

3

This course offers an opportunity for experiential learning.

Students intending to transfer should select a course from the social science courses in the general education/transfer module. Students not intending to transfer should consult with LCCC counseling to ensure that they will meet the credit hour requirements for the AAS degree.

Arts and Humanities Electives

To be selected from:

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
HUMS 271GINTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY3
HUMS 274FILM APPRECIATION3
HUMS 281INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN CINEMA3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3
THTR 185GTHEATER HISTORY3
division approval for another elective3

Students intending to transfer should consult with the intended transfer institution or with an LCCC counselor or advisor for transfer information. See general education/transfer module for information about transfer module courses.

Science Electives (with lab)

Science elective selected from the general education/transfer module. At least one science elective must include a laboratory. To be selected from:

ASTY 151STARS, GALAXIES AND COSMOLOGY4
BIOG 151GENERAL BIOLOGY4
BIOG 152HUMAN BIOLOGY4
BIOG 159AQUATIC LIFE3
CHMY 161GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY I4
PSSC 156PHYSICAL GEOLOGY4
PSSC 157HISTORICAL GEOLOGY4

Program Contact(s):

Florin Muscutar
440-366-7270
fmuscuta@lorainccc.edu

Michael Substelny
440-366-7084
msubstel@lorainccc.edu

Michael Zeller
440-366-4796
mzellers@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.