Associate in Applied Science in Simulation & Game Development
Central Piedmont Community College

Program Details

Central Piedmont Community College offers the AAS in Simulation & Game Development degree program, an online game design degree.  This program is designed for visually-minded, analytical, and creative students who are excited by growing technology trends such as augmented and virtual reality.  While learning to debug, develop, and test programs, you will develop enough programming language proficiency to write scripts and examine software engineering.  Students will work with such software and tools as:

  • Adobe products
  • Java
  • Python
  • MS Visual Studio
  • Game Maker Studio
  • Xsens

Courses cover the visual arts, audio and visual technology, conceptual planning, creative writing, 3D modeling, artificial intelligence, and database administration.  In addition, as a well-rounded student, you will be familiar with licenses, psychological profiling, customer relations, and contract negotiations.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Central Piedmont Community College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score