Program Code: 3609
School: School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Program Type: Post-secondary program
Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters
Start Date: Fall, Winter
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With training from Centennial College's Game – Programming you'll graduate with an advanced diploma and the know-how to launch a career in the game software industry.
Whether you love the classics or today's technologically advanced games, in this interactive gaming program's courses you'll participate in various phases of game development, such as:
Three-dimensional graphics programming
Multiplayer online game programming
To underscore the curriculum's applied focus, two software development projects will be included. These "real world" games/simulations/applications will require you to utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during your studies to build high-quality software.
Who knew those years of video games would count as resumé experience?
Please note: Qualified college or university graduates with a background in software may gain direct admission into Semester 3 of this three-year program and receive their advanced diploma in four semesters (program #3129) or four semesters and two work terms (optional co-op version, program #3139).
Game – Programming courses are delivered using leading-edge technology geared to industry standards.
The offering employs project-based learning.
Knowledgeable and approachable faculty members from the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science have diverse business experience and academic credentials.
The program is also presented in a co-op version (program #3119). Students who choose this option gain practical experience in the field and network before graduation.
Graduates from the program may apply for certified membership to either the Canadian Information Processing Society or their provincial engineering technology association.