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COURSE NUMBER: INFO238
COURSE TITLE:Introduction to Game Programming
DIVISION:Technology
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introductory course in game programming that utilizes event driven, object-oriented programming, game engine sculpting, and game engine class structures. The student will learn to plan a project, work in teams, and use a game development environment (Unity 3d).

PREREQUISITES:
INFO165 and INFO243 with a grade of “C” or better or consent of instructor.

NOTES: This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Increase their knowledge of object-oriented programming using C# and Unity 3d.
  • Create game play features using C# and Unity 3d.
  • Obtain, evaluate, and incorporate 3d models.
  • Integrate and models into a game world.
  • Manage a software project using version control software.
  • Work effectively in a team atmosphere.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Unity 3d game development environment
  2. Game objects
  3. Models
  4. Scripting
  5. 2D game tools
  6. User interfaces
  7. Animations/animators
  8. 3D game tools

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student’s progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests and a final exam.

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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