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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Information Technology-Programming for Electronic Games


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Information Technology‑Programming for Electronic Games 62 -
Certificate Information Technology‑Programming for Electronic Games 49 -

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor George Schleis 586.286.2214 schleisg@macomb.edu Center Campus

Program Description:

The IT program emphasizes the use of computers to solve business problems. The curriculum currently consists of the following six specialties: IT Applications Professional, IT Professional, IT Networking Specialist, IT Programming, IT Programming for Electronic Games, and IT Web Programming.

The Information Technology-Programming for Electronic Games - will allow students who are interested in programming techniques used in the electronic gaming industry to gain critical base line skills in techniques involved in the programming of electronic games and simulation applications.  Students will learn about trends and career opportunities in the electronic games industry.  Students will learn skills necessary to viable developers in a myriad of programming fields.  These skills may be applied in the advertising industry has realized the value of electronic games to assist in the marketing of products and services.  There has been an explosion of internet/mobile games in a race to capture customer loyalty and persistence, games that have been developed using object oriented programming.  Game development tools using Universal Modeling Language (UML) tools.   

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the gaming industry.

2. Demonstrate electronic games programming logic.

3. Manipulate data in a gaming environment.

4. Develop a game plot.

5. Implement character development.

6. Practice methods to solve visual problems, approaching them systematically and exploring solutions.

7. Demonstrate the process required to create and plan a Multimedia project used for internet, web pages, CD, and DVD.

8. Demonstrate a working knowledge of polynomial functions.

Career Opportunities:

Information Technology-Programming for Electronic Games-Associate of Applied Science Career Opportunities: Job titles such as Computer Programmers, Game Developer, Software Developers/System Software, Graphic Designer, Multimedia Artist & Animator, and Web Developer are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Information Technology-Programming for Electronic Games-Certificate: Career Opportunities: Job titles such as Computer Programmers, Game Developer, Software Developers/System Software, Graphic Designer, Multimedia Artist & Animator, and Web Developer are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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