2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jan 21, 2021  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Game Developer Certificate


Program Description

The computer Game Developer certificate provides learning opportunities which develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of programming theory, game design, game artificial intelligence, game physics, and practical application necessary for successful employment in gaming development. Program graduates receive a technical certificate of credit in gaming development. Technical courses apply to degree and diploma programs in Game Development. (Program Length: 4 Semesters Minimum)

View the Game Developer Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the computer Game Developer degree or diploma program unless they have completed the required prerequisite courses for this certificate.

All prerequisite courses for this program must be met through exemption testing, transfer credit or course completion. (CIST 1305 , CIST 1001 , FYES 1000  and MATH 1103  or MATH 1113  or MATH 1111 ) Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

Employment Opportunities

Game Developer

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Game Developer certificate.


Total Hours: 32

Suggested First Semester classes:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.