Taking individual courses can help students pursue their long-range goals without being locked into a formal course of study. This flexibility can make for a better fit with career and family commitments while still allowing individuals to pursue their objectives.
Game design is part of the digital design world that focuses on creating video games and other playable entertainment media. The field of game design requires creative and imaginative individuals who possess skills in computer programming, graphic design and digital editing.
The Think Tank Online program is designed to train working artists for the CG industry in the following roles:
Environments for games (immersive real-time environments)
Stemming from the success of our campus program, our online program is a full 4 terms (16 month total) with each term 14 weeks in length. Term 1 Foundations, anyone can apply (if the candidate meets the system requirements, etc.). Upon completing this term, you then move on to choose your career specialty in ONE of the following disciplines;
Environment for Games
Hard Surface Modeling for Film
Character Modeling for Games
Organic Modeling for Film
Texture & Look Development
*All required software is provided and licensed for you! (Maya, Photoshop, etc.). You do not need to know your specialization prior to applying as you can discover your abilities as you work through our Foundations Term....
This is a general purpose, object-oriented and high-level programming language, prevalent in many sectors. Startups, banking and finance, aerospace, high-tech, medical an
This course is instructor-led-online. It is not like video lecture and automatic tasks results checks. You will communicate with the trainer and he will answer your questions and will correct your mistakes.
Please be sure that you have at least B2 level of English to participate this course
Introduction to Java
Application areas. The Java platform. Features of Java. Java Virtual Machine. Java Development Kit. Java Runtime Environment. Compiling and running programs from the command line.
Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Overview of popular development environments.
Perspectives of using and development of the Java programming language
Working with Eclipse IDE
Download and installation Eclipse. Setting up a workspace. Configuring Java in Eclipse. Overview of Eclipse working environment. The concept of the project.
Creation and running a simple Java application in Eclipse.
Overview of program debugging. Diagnosing problems. The concept of unreachable code. Debugging programs in Eclipse.
Western Iowa Tech Community College Distance Education
We invite you to experience our online program in Video Game Development. The program develops skills in modeling, texturing, basic scripting, artistic knowledge, and the
We invite you to experience our online program in Video Game Development. The program develops skills in modeling, texturing, basic scripting, artistic knowledge, and the video game pipeline. These skills will also help you to create video game assets and incorporate them in a game engine. Emphasis is placed on providing enhanced learning through teaching complex, technical concepts in an understandable way. Project based assignments are utilized to develop a professional portfolio used when applying for careers in the industry. Video game companies expect you to show them what you can do and this program is designed to build the skills necessary to do so.
Watch this video to experience a final student project produced in the program! You will be creating a portfolio of your works to use when applying for jobs....