Welcome to the Game Design Degree
The University of New Mexico Valencia Campus
Featuring the all new Game Design and Simulation Program
Where YOU can earn a certificate or an Associates of Applied Science in Game Design and Simulation.
Take your passion for digital games and technology and turn it into a life –long career centered on effectively utilizing game technology for education, entertainment and research.
The Game Design and Simulation program at the University of New Mexico Valencia Campus will enable you to take your passion for digital games and technology and turn that passion into a life-long career, centered on effectively utilizing game technology for education, entertainment and research.
This innovative degree prepares the student for an exciting career centered on cutting-edge interactive technology.
You will gain experience related to all aspects of the game design process from conception to completion. Students will have the opportunity to study the functions of games and game play, and will develop interactive projects that address the technical challenges of game production. You will gain valuable experience creating original game ideas across the different phases of development. This is both a programming and art concentrated degree.
Associate of Applied Science in Game Design:
The Associates of Applied Science in Game Design degree provides the student with well-rounded art and programming knowledge and experience, leading to marketable skills; which are the foundation in current game development careers. These include game art, programming, design and game development. The faculty and the program are attracting a diverse and non-traditional student body. Comprehensive support services are provided to ensure students have the resources they need to successfully complete the program, graduate or transfer to a four-year institution.
This associate degree, while occupational in nature is transferable to the University of New Mexico Albuquerque and many other four-year universities.
Certificate in Game Design:
The Certificate in Game Design provides the student with a well-rounded art and programming knowledge and experience base. Leading to marketable skills that are the foundation in current game development careers, this certification will help provide the foundation for entry-level employments and or the basics to continue with you Associates Degree.