Computer Game Design Certificate

Division: Business and Computer Information Systems


The Computer Game Design Certificate (formerly Computer Game Design Skills Certificate) is designed to prepare students for opportunities with studios, corporations, organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, advertising and entertainment industries that require visual and interactive content to support, enhance, entertain and/or market their product or service. A minimum grade of C is required in each course taken. This certificate requires 18 units.

Required Courses (15 units):
CISG 100 F Introduction to Computer Game Design3
CISG 110 F Introduction to Programming for Computer Games3
CIS 153 FBusiness Web Graphics3
CIS 155 FWeb Page Multimedia Design I3
CIS 255 FWeb Page Multimedia Design II3
Restricted Electives (3 units):3
C# for Game Programming3
Java for Game Programming3
Multimedia Game Programming3
Total Units18

Outcome 1: Create an effective game analysis document.

Outcome 2: Create a basic game design document.

Outcome 3: Plan and implement game mechanics in a script-based game prototyping language.