Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
5/2/2016Frederick Community College
Proposal
AASGame & Simulation Development7/1/2016Approved6/29/2016
Game & Simulation Development Program Description
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Game & Simulation Development is designed to prepare students for a career in the interactive technology capacities, such as Multimedia Artist, Visual Efforts Artist, Interactive Content Designer, Interactive Media Designer, Digital Animator, Graphic Designer, Modeling & Simulation Engineer, Simulation Application Developer, Web Developer, Game Designer, Game Developer, and Application Programmer. The proposed program introduces students to the current animation and modeling software, trains students with interactive 3D technology, and prepares students' proficiency in programming languages, including Java, C++, C#, and Python. Students can also transfer to a 4-year institution to pursue their bachelor degree in Multimedia & Web Technology, bachelor degree in Computer Animation & Simulation, or bachelor degree in Computer Science with the Game Development concentration.