Game Design - Certificate

30 credits

Prefix Title Credits
FDMA 1515Introduction to Digital Image Editing - Photoshop3
FDMA 1531Evolution of Electronic Games3
FDMA 1535Introduction to Illustrator3
FDMA 17203-D Character Design3
FDMA 2530Introduction to 3D Modeling3
FDMA 2715Special Effects3
FDMA 2770Critical Game Studies3
FDMA 2775Game Tools and Techniques3
FDMA 2785Level Design Concepts3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Desktop Publishing3
Advanced Character Animation3
Special Topics1-4
Introduction to Game Production Industry1-3
Game Programming I3
Game Programming II3
OR Approved media-related elective
Total Credits30

A Suggested Plan of Study

This roadmap is only a suggested plan of study in order to complete a Certificate in two semesters. It is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.  Students are advised to earn a C or better in courses to avoid repeating courses.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
FDMA 1535 Introduction to Illustrator 3
FDMA 1531 Evolution of Electronic Games 3
FDMA 2530 Introduction to 3D Modeling 3
FDMA 2785 Level Design Concepts 3
Approved Media-related elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
FDMA 1515 Introduction to Digital Image Editing - Photoshop 3
FDMA 1720 3-D Character Design 3
FDMA 2770 Critical Game Studies 3
FDMA 2775 Game Tools and Techniques 3
FDMA 2715 Special Effects 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits30