Grade Level: 11, 12
Credits: 4.5 per year (1.5 per trimester)
Dates: Year-Long Program
Pre-Requisite: Algebra I or higher; STEM-related classes
Program Description: The Video Game Development program is designed to teach students to create video games using trigonometry and higher math, compter programming in C#, as well as 2D and 3D animation. This course will prepare students with the preliminary skills necessary for the video game industry's need for qualified video game programmers and artists. Program fees apply.
Year 2 option available with instructor permission.
High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.5 - Technical/3rd Year Math; 3.0 - CTE
Course equivalencies may require sending district administrator or counselor approval. Please check with your school counselor for more information.
For specific school district equivalencies, see the Program Credit Equivalencies document located in the Enroll Now section.
College Credit (Subject to change):
Students who successfully meet course competencies and earn a grade of C or better may be eligible for the following college credits:
Clover Park Technical College - up to 5 credits
Bates Technical College - up to 5 credits
Pierce College - up to 5 credits
Students will take the Computer Science Principles Advanced Placement exam
Certifications: Unity, First Aid/CPR (if time allows)
Careers in this field:
Computer Programmer - Animator - Graphic Designer - Web Developer - IT Project Manager - Art Director - Software Developer