Game Design & Application Programming Program


Judy Archer
Chair Information Technology Department
(940) 498-6292
jarcher@nctc.edu

The Gaming & Application Programming Associate of Applied Science Degree and the Game Design Certificate are designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in gaming and mobile app design. The curriculum provides learning and hands-on training in a variety of skills related to this exciting field, including game development, application programming, animation programming and video game design.

Upon completion of these programs, students may work for gaming companies and businesses that use multimedia artists and animators, graphic designers, video game developers, and application programmers.

Program curriculum has been developed with the assistance and advice of an advisory council which is composed of service area industry professionals.

Prerequisite: Students in this program must be able to keyboard at a minimum rate of 40 words per minute (WPM). Those who cannot meet this requirement must take a keyboarding class to improve their skills prior to enrollment.