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Computer Science with Emphasis in Video Gaming

Video Gaming

Computer Science is the study and design of computer systems: both hardware and software. Computer scientists are primarily concerned with the design of algorithms, languages, hardware architectures, systems software, applications soft­ware and tools. Emphasis in the Computer Science program is placed on the abil­ity to solve problems and think independently. The program offers a foundation in data structures, computer architecture, software design, algorithms, program­ming languages, and object-oriented programming. This program also introduces students to the video game industry, video game design and programming. See a Counselor for additional university transfer requirements in this major.

Degree or Certificate Requirements

To earn an A.S. degree in Computer Science with Emphasis in Video Ga, see the course catalog for general education requirements.
CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
CSCI 112 Programming Fundamentals I4Fall, SpringNone
CSCI 114 Programming Fundamentals II4Fall, SpringCSCI 112
CSCI 210 Data Structures4Fall, SpringCSCI 114
CSCI 212 Machine Organization and Assembly Language4Fall, SpringCSCI 114
CSCI 222 C++ and Object-Oriented Programming4Fall, Spring, SummerCSCI 114
CSCI 160 Overview of the Video Game Industry4SpringNone
CSCI 161 Video Game Design4FallNone
CSCI 260 Video Game Programming I3SpringCSCI 222

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