Feb 20, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024

Gaming/Computer Artist Track Simulation Option, A.S.

Take your passion for gaming to the next level. The Gaming/Computer Artist Track Simulation Option at Bunker Hill Community College is an associate degree program designed for students who want to learn the basics elements of design, development and production skills that are necessary for entry into the Computer Gaming and Computer Simulation industries. This option allows students to focus their studies on the artistic design aspects of gaming and simulation, rather than the more programming-related elements.

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Semester 1

  • Credits: 3 *
  • Credits: 3 *
  • Credits: 3
  • GenEd -CCC Community & Cultural Contexts Credits: 3
    This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts 
    Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu 
    Recommended: SOC-101  
  • GenEd -E General Education Elective Credits: 3
    This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.
    Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

Total Credits: 15

Semester 1 Advising Note

  • CMT-101 : New degree-seeking students enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2 Advising Note

  • Meet with an advisor to begin career planning activities.

Total Credits: 15

Semester 3 Advising Note

  • Complete a pre-graduation check with an advisor in LifeMap

Semester 4

Total Credits: 16

Semester 4 Advising Note

  • Apply for graduation

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:

  • Create game characters.
  • Create custom textures for clothing, surfaces and environmental objects.
  • Create 3D objects as game constructs.
  • Create 3D lakes, rivers, streams, beverages, soft candy products and liquefied solids to name a few.
  • Effectively light and shade the game scene.
  • Manage the game development process.

Career Outlook

Students completing this program qualify for entry level positions in local and national gaming and computer simulation companies. The career outlook for computer gaming/simulation opportunities is projected to grow at a rapid rate in the coming years. The inclusion of computer generated graphics in movies, television, educational tutorials and social media have made this career choice very attractive.