Game Design and Development

Associate in Science

Game Design and Development


Students enrolled in Game Design will work in our state-of-the-art Mac lab and learn to use industry-standard game-engine software such as Unity3D. You will also receive advanced instruction on Adobe’s Creative Suite of software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.

Salem Community College partners with Wilmington University’s Game Design and Development program. This means you will be able to seamlessly transfer to WilmU to complete your bachelor’s degree. WilmU works closely with local game design companies, so students receive instruction from industry professionals and have access to internship opportunities.


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First Semester

  • ART 101 Art Appreciation
  • ART 104 Drawing
  • CGA 101 Introduction to Computer Art
  • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • MAT 137 College Algebra


Second Semester

  • CGA 110 Digital Image Editing
  • CGA 132 Digital Illustration
  • CGA 164 Audio and Video for Game Design
  • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • MAT 153 Precalculus 


Third Semester

  • CGA 160 Introduction to Game Engines
  • CGA 162 Introduction to Game Programming
  • HIS 101/102 Western Civilization I or II
  • PHY 101 Physics I
  • PSY 101 General Psychology


Fourth Semester

  • GA 135 Introduction to 3-D Modeling Techniques
  • CGA 161 Game Engines II
  • CGA 167 Fundamentals of Motion Graphics
  • ECO 201 Microeconomics
  • PHL 150 Introduction to Ethics