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Computer Technology/Programming and Scripting
Unity Game Design Certificate CCPS-6000 

Learn about design and development of games you see and use for mobile and computer platforms. Throughout the course, you will learn the fundamentals of C# programming in the Unity engine as you develop elements for both a 2D side-scrolling and 3D first-person game. At the end of the program, you will have completed a full 2D game ready for primetime, created a functional start to a 3D first-person style game, and gained the knowledge it takes to continue down the road of game design and development in Unity. 

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Upcoming Offerings:

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Tuition Assistance:
Yes. Full tuition assistance is available to support your career goals.*Click here to learn more.
*Some eligibility restrictions may apply.

Industry Credentials Earned:
At the end of the program, students will have the knowledge needed to take the Unity Certified Associate exam.

Careers:
Source: EMSI Career Coach 2019, Kirkwood Community College Region
Video Game Designers
Average hourly earnings: $34.54
Starting hourly earnings: $20.86

Entrance Requirements/Prerequisites:
None.

Delivery Method:
Classroom

Length of Program and CEU Credits:
96 hours, 11.52 CEUs

Program Completion Requirements:
This is a pass/fail certificate. Students will need to complete the final project portfolio components of this class in order to pass the certificate program. Attendance is also a part of the requirement for obtaining the certificate. Students must attend a minimum of 80% of class to pass.

Course Objectives:
• Learn about the design and development of games for mobile and computer platforms.
• Explore the fundamentals of C# programming in Unity 3D.
• Explore the Unity 3D interface.
• Develop a 2D side-scrolling and RPG game.
• Create elements of a 3D first-person experience game.
• Discover how to use lighting, materials, audio, physics, assets, and effects in game development.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this program, you should be able to create a full 2D game ready for primetime, create a functional start to a 3D FPV-style game and have the knowledge to continue with game design and development in Unity 3D.

Other Items to Know About this Course:
All classroom materials are included in the tuition fee and will be provided in class.

Pathway to Credit Program:
None.

Related Information: 
Information on the Unity Certified Associate can be found here: https://certification.unity.com/products/certifiedassociate