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Gaming/Computer Artist Track Simulation Option

Associate in Science

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CMT-101 Game Development Essentials
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Satisfies Learning Community Requirement

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CMT-121 Maya Foundations
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu

Recommended: SOC-101

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CMT-123 Maya Character Modeling
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CMT-121

CMT-119 Human Character
3

Prerequisite: CMT-101

CMT-103 Managing Game Development
3

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

VMA-104 Drawing from Observation
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CMT-217 3D Modeling and Sculpting
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CMT-121

CMT-229 Creating 3D Special Effects
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CMT-121

CMT-129 Photoshop for Gaming
3

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

COM-171 Oral Communication
3
MAT-172 Contemporary Math I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Prerequisite: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CMT-249 3D Liquids Simulation
3

Prerequisite: CMT-229

CMT-223 Maya Character Animation
3

Prerequisite: CMT-123

VMA-151 Introduction to Audio Technology
3

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

Elective Career Elective
3

Choose one Computer Media Technology (CMT) or Visual and Media Arts (VMA) course.

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Create game characters.
  • Create custom textures for clothing, surfaces and environmental objects.
  • Create 3D objects as game constructs.
  • Create 3D lakes, rivers, streams, beverages, soft candy products and liquefied solids to name a few.
  • Effectively light and shade the game scene.
  • Manage the game development process.

Career Outlook

Students completing this program qualify for entry level positions in local and national gaming and computer simulation companies. The career outlook for computer gaming/simulation opportunities is projected to grow at a rapid rate in the coming years. The inclusion of computer generated graphics in movies, television, educational tutorials and social media have made this career choice very attractive.