The Computer Science/Gaming Curriculum

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The computer science curriculum for the Associate of Science in Computer Science/Gaming consists of courses in interactive design and development, computer programming, web design, interactive storytelling, 3-D development, data structures and algorithms.

stack of booksWe have developed our Computer Science/Gaming core curriculum so the motivated student can complete it in two years. The Computer Science/Gaming program reserves the right to make changes or otherwise modify the following curriculum outline or individual courses when deemed necessary.

General Education Core: (22-Semester Hours)

EN 1011 – College Composition and Rhetoric (3 credits)
EN 1021 – Research and Analysis (3 credits)
FY 1011 – Perspectives in Learning (3 credits)
MA 1601 – College Algebra or other approved 2000-level MA course (3 credits)
Humanities Course (3 credits)
Social Science Course (3 credits)
Natural Science Course with Lab (4 credits)

Computer Technical Component (15 Semester Hours)

CS 1221 – Web Design and Development (3 credits)
CS 1401 – Introduction to Programming (3 credits)
CS 2401 – Programming I (3 credits)
CS 2501 – Data Structures and Algorithms (3 credits)
CS 2991 – Gaming Seminar (3 credits)

Design and Communication Component (12 Semester Hours)

CS 1301 – Introduction to Interactive Digital Design (3 credits)
CS 1311 – Game Writing and Interactive Storytelling (3 credits)
CO 2063 – The Internet, Culture, and Communication (3 credits)
CS 2321 – Introduction to 3-D Modeling (3 credits)

General Electives (12 Semester Hours, at least 6 at the 2000-level)

CO 1011 – Introduction to Communication
SS 1011 – Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
AT 1011 – Two-Dimensional Design (3 credits)
AT 1071 – Designing for the Web (3 credits)
AT 1761 – Electronic Music (3 credits)
AT 2061 – Creative Photoshop (3 credits)
MA 2701 – Calculus I (3 credits)  
MA 2802 – Calculus II (3 credits)
MA 2621 – Business Statistics (3 credits)
Natural Science 2000-level Elective (3 credits) or (4 credits)

Computer Science/Gaming Course Curriculum and Sample Curriculum Sequence [PDF]

Questions? Contact us for more information!

Dr. Michelle L.W. Bower
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science
802.387.6854
michellebower@landmark.edu

Dr. Adrienne Major
Academic Dean
802.387.7143
amajor@landmark.edu