Game Design and Development (8) 8th period

Course No: 9206
Subject: Science, Technology & Engineering
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Course Length: Year
Course Type: Elective
Prerequisite: None
Criteria for Enrollment: Strong interest in video game design including 3D modeling, CAD, and computer programming
Fulfillments: Science elective meeting graduation requirement of two years of science

Game Design and Development is an introductory science and technology laboratory course where students will learn basic coding skills while utilizing the popular gaming platforms Unity and Roblox to create their own video games.  Students will explore multiple programming languages, including but not limited to C-Sharp, C++, Lua, and JavaScript.  Students will be introduced to fundamental concepts such as: variables, looping, conditional statements, functions, 3D modeling, graphics, and the algorithms that make computers work.  Students will demonstrate critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills in hands-on collaborative lab experiences.

UC/CSU Subject D Approval (pending)

 This class will be offered pending adequate enrollment.