Video Game Development
About the Program
This course was previously named DigiPen Video Game Programming (AP)
This is your chance to level up from game player to game creator. Work both solo and in teams to create video games. Learn computer programming, as well as the mathematics, art, and design elements essential to modern video game production. Using the Unity 3D game engine, acquire game design, real software engineering, and advanced problem-solving skills.
You are expected to create the project plans, art, music, and sound effects for your games, using our in-class digital tools. The course features lessons in the math, computer science, and the art and design principles game developers use to create modern games.
Prospective students will have done well in Algebra 1 and/or more advanced courses, as software is mathematics converted into technology.
Approved Equivalency Credit: 0.5 English, 0.5 Algebra 2, 0.5 Fine Arts
College Credits: Up to 15 credits available