Total Program Credits: 91-94
Estimated Program Length: Two years
Offered by the Computer Information Technology Department, 541.463.5221
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements
Program Coordinator Jim Bailey, Bldg. 19, Rm. 146, 541.463.3148, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Christopher Rehn
Purpose To prepare students for entry-level positions in the simulation and game development industries or to transfer to a fouryear school for additional education.
Advising Deidre Lyons and Elaine Zalonis can be reached at CITPrograms@lanecc.edu
- Create computer simulations or games using industry standard development tools.
- Design, program, test, debug and document computer simulation or game programs Use a variety of current tools and technologies.
- Develop programming knowledge and skills with a current commercial programming language.
- Develop skills and knowledge in computer animation using industry standard tools.
- Learn mathematical concepts related to simulation and game development and use those concepts in class projects.
- Use appropriate library and information resources to research simulation and game development issues, programming tools and technologies and to support lifelong technical learning.
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op is a required and important part of the Computer Simulation and Game Development Degree program. It provides relevant field experience that integrates theory and practice while providing opportunities to develop skills, explore career options, and network with professionals and employers in the computer programming field. Contact Gerry Meenaghan, Cooperative Education Coordinator, Bldg. 19, Rm. 231A, 541.463.5883.
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
Career Pathways Roadmap
Lane County openings - 46 annually
Statewide openings - 581 annually
Lane County average hourly - $31.78; average annual - $66,113
Oregon average hourly - $38.91; average annual - $80,932
Estimated Program Cost
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*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.
- Prerequisites are required for some courses. See Courses .
- Second Year Requirements - A personal laptop is required for second-year students in the degree program. If you receive financial aid, some of those funds may be used for this purchase. Please contact the Program Coordinator for options and system requirements.