Transform your love of computer simulation into a challenging and profitable career! Courses cover creative arts, visual arts, audio/video technology, creative writing, modeling, design, programming and management. You will receive hands-on training in design, 3D modeling, software engineering, database administration and programming 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.