Simulation and Game Development

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Why Simulation and Game Development?

Serious about game play and interactive experiences?
So are we!
Game technology is a discipline that includes the development and management of dynamic environments for games and related visual applications. The Simulation and Game Development curriculum provides a broad background in simulation and game development with practical applications in creative arts, visual arts, audio/video technology, creative writing, modeling, design, programming and management.

Students will receive hands-on training in design, 3D modeling, software engineering, database administration and programming for the purpose of creating simulations and games.

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About the Program

We know game development, and after you attend our Simulation and Game Development program, you will too. You can earn your Associate in Applied Science degree in Simulation and Game Development, or you an choose from a variety of shorter diploma and certificate programs to jump start a new career in game art, modeling, or character design.

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Our Graduates

Graduates should qualify for employment as designers, artists, animators, programmers, database administrators, testers, quality assurance analysts, engineers and administrators in the entertainment industry, the health care industry, engineering, forensics, education, NASA and government agencies.

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Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates

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  • Simulation and Game Development Associate in Applied Science Degree
  • Simulation and Game Development Diploma
  • Simulation and Game Development – Character Design Certificate
  • Simulation and Game Development – Game Art Certificate
  • Simulation and Game Development – Game Design Certificate
  • Simulation and Game Development – Game Programming Certificate
  • Simulation and Game Development – Modeling Certificate


Currently enrolled North Carolina high school students may be eligible for the Career and College Promise (CCP) program:

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Faculty Contact

Patrick Roeder
(828) 694-1771


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