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Game, Simulation & Animation Design

Quick Facts

  • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificates:
    • Level 1 (18–20 semester credit hours)
    • Level 2 (42 semester credit hours)
  • Full program is offered at: South Campus


Our program focuses on the techniques and application of industry-standard software from:

  • Adobe
  • Autodesk
  • Epic
  • Unity
  • And others

You will use state-of-the-art hardware in our labs as you learn to create:

  • 2D and 3D games
  • Simulation and animation assets
  • Projects
  • Demo reels

Each of the 3 program offerings culminates with a capstone course in which you will create a portfolio of your best work. You can use your portfolio for job interviews.

Program Options



Level 1

Level 2


After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:

  • Video game developer
  • Animator (2D & 3D)
  • Motion graphics designer
  • Computer generated imagery (CGI) designer
  • Product promotion designer
  • Television and movie production: character animator, concept artist, special effects designer

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South Campus

Michael A. Jackson, J.D., Assistant Professor, Department Chair

Donald Cunningham, Instructor

Vivian Smith, Student Success Specialist


Updated June 29, 2021