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What will I learn?

This program meets the lower division major preparation for a similar major at CSU, Chico. Students in Computer Animation and Game Development use art and technology to design and create multimedia environments that communicate, inform, and entertain. Computer Animation and Game Development provides a foundation for students who wish to pursue further studies in digital animation, video game design, 3-D modeling, texture art, concept art, special effects art, graphic art, storyboard art, and game programming. The program prepares students for transfer to the Computer Animation and Game Development program at California State University, Chico and for similar majors at other four-year colleges and universities.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Identify and demonstrate the visualization techniques, ideation processes, and the tools and materials used to develop concepts for the video games and entertainment industries. List and describe the formal and dramatic elements that comprise a well- designed video game and conceptualize and refine an idea for a video game. Design and implement computer algorithms and applications using basic computation, input and output, control structures, and a variety of data structures in an object­ oriented programming language. Use a variety of artistic and technical techniques and tools to translate ideas into multimedia presentations.

Which department am I in?

Computer Science Department

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 60 Units)

Tuition fees
USD $234 per unit (plus enrollment and service fees)
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

Computer Science Department

BE 116,

OROVILLE,

California,

95965, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Butte College admits all high school graduates or the equivalent, and any persons 18 years of age or over who are capable of benefiting from the instruction offered. High school non-graduates who are over 18 years of age shall be admitted provisionally. English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Internet Based) score of 45; TOEFL (Paper Based) score of 450; IELTS score 5.0; PTE Academic score 39; IEKEN (Japan) Score of 2; GTEC CBT (Japan) score of 900; ELS score of 109; KAPLAN Language Centers Higher Intermediate Level.

For international students

Butte College admits all high school graduates or the equivalent, and any persons 18 years of age or over who are capable of benefiting from the instruction offered. High school non-graduates who are over 18 years of age shall be admitted provisionally. Other K-12 students, who have the permission of their principal, counselor, and a parent, may be eligible for admission. Students who meet the eligibility requirements for admission must submit an Application for Admission on-line through CCC Apply or by submitting a paper application to the Office of Admissions and Records prior to registration. K-12 students must also complete and submit a concurrent enrollment permission form to the Main Campus Welcome Center.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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