Game Design and Development
CREDIT: one credit
GRADES: 10, 11, and 12
The game design industry is the fastest revenue growing entertainment medium and has created many new job disciplines. In this project-based course, students will create innovative games through the application of graphic design, animation, audio, and writing skills. Students will work in teams while developing problem-solving, critical thinking, and effective communication skills. They will analyze, design, prototype, and critique interactive games within a project management environment. Career opportunities across multiple industries, including the entertainment and educational arenas, will be explored. FBLA, the co-curricular student organization, offers opportunities in leadership, community, and competitive events. (Prerequisite Programming, Advanced Programming, or equivalent.)
Industry certification may be available as part of this course.