Transform your love of video games and simulations into a challenging and profitable career! Courses cover 3D modeling, audio/video production, animation, creative arts, creative writing, graphic design, visual arts, production management and programming. You will receive hands-on training in 3D modeling, animation, audio/video production, graphic design, programming and quality assurance which are all necessary for creating simulations and games.
Nearly all organizations rely on fixed and mobile devices that use some form of simulation technology. Simulation allows on-demand employee training, research, concept development, testing, and performance optimization. Simulation is in almost every facet of society and presents excellent employment opportunities.
Students will need access to a computer to complete work outside the classroom. In addition to textbooks, students will be required to provide their own portable storage media for most classes.
Employment: Your career options include jobs in the following industries: animation, entertainment, healthcare, engineering, forensics, education, NASA, military, and governmental agencies.
Salary: The national average salary of simulation developers is between $39,275 and $107,426.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.