Game Art & Design

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Game Art & Design
Bachelor of Arts
Published January 1, 0001

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Program Courses


FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND120 Perspective Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory
GADA101 Introduction to Game Development
GADA102 Interactive Storytelling
GADA202 Game Design & Game Play
GADA203 Texture Mapping for Games
GADA205 Concept Design & Illustration
GADA212 Level Design
GADA213 Game Modeling
GADA222 Advanced Level Design
GADA223 Advanced Hard Surface & Organic Modeling
GADA233 Material & Lighting for Games
GADA243 Programming for Artists
GADA253 Environmental Modeling
GADA302 Mobile & Social Game Design
GADA303 Game Prototyping
GADA312 Game Animation
GADA313 Advanced Game Prototyping
GADA314 Team Production Planning
GADA323 Team Production I
GADA403 Team Production II
GADA406 Internship
–OR– Program Elective VII
GADA409 Portfolio I for Game Art & Design
GADA419 Portfolio II
GS1402 Critical Thinking
GS1403 English Composition I
GS1405 Western Civilization to 1600
GS2403 Quantitative Reasoning
GS2405 Sociology
GS2406 Speech
GS3407 English Composition II
GS3404 Geometry
GS3420 Art History II: Art History of the Renaissance to 1800
GS4313 Spanish I
GS4314 Spanish II
GS4412 Psychology
GS4420 College Physics
GS4425 General Education Capstone
MAAA102 Life Drawing & Gesture
MAAA111 Animation Principles
MAAA202 Character & Object Design
MAAA213 3D Modeling
MAAA223 Hard Surface and Organic Modeling
MAAA232 3D Animation
MAAA242 Character Modeling
MAAA243 Material & Lighting
MAAA303 3D Character Rigging
Program Elective I
Program Elective II
Program Elective III
Program Elective IV
Program Elective V
Program Elective VI


Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of Colorado reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.