Computer Game Design

16-Credit Credential

Admissions: 1-800-724-0833
ext. 5018 or 5022


Program Description
This credential is designed to prepare students for a career in designing and developing computer games.  This 16-credit program is designed to fit within SUNY Ulster’s Network A.S. Computer Science and A.S. Computer Science (Online) degree programs.  The program curriculum is made up of two courses in Computer Science and two courses in Mobile Application Development.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the Computer Game Design Certificate program, a student will be able to

  • Learn the fundamentals of computer programming
  • Design Computer Games using game engines such as Unity.
  • Have fun while learning!

Employment Potential
Graduates will be prepared for a career developing computer games.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment
  • MAT 115 College Algebra and Trigonometry

Developmental Assistance Available
For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements, or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster's Learning Center, Patrik Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.

For More Information

For more information contact Admissions here or the Department here.


Click on the Course Number for the course description.

Course Number Description Credits
CSC 150 Computer Science I 4
CSC 180 Computer Science II 4
CSC 220* Computer Game Design I 4
CSC 225* Computer Game Design II 4

*New Courses to be added which can also serve as electives for A.S. Computer Science students

Note: This courses could be taught in conjunction with the ART department.






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