Interactive Digital Technology
Game and simulation technologies have become an integral part of our society in everything from training to web-based game applications, flash simulations, animation, and movie special effects. The simulation and game technology program is designed for students interested in learning how to use game engines including Unreal and Crytek Sandbox as well as use industry standard 3d object development and animation tools including Maya and 3D Studio Max. Articulating to a 4-year course after completion of this associate's degree is highly recommended for this major.
PREPARATION: Students interested in the simulation and game technology program should be ready to take Trigonometry, PC Applications, and Computer Graphics as these are prerequisites for other required courses. These courses can be taken before enrolling at Washington State or can be taken at Washington State.
Graduates will be able to achieve employment in positions such as: high-end web designers, internet advertising/marketing game designers; assistants at a regional software/game company; instructional designer for a company or educational institution; traditional programming position; 3d animator; or movie special effects designer.
For 3D Animators (US Department of Labor):
- National Average Salary $61,010
- State of Ohio Average Salary $48,130
- Mid-Ohio Valley Average Salary $42,810
Successful completion of the simulation and game technology program leads to an Associate of Applied Business degree.
Contact to LEARN MORE:
Casey Corbett, Assistant Professor
740.374.8716 ext. 1749