St. Lawrence College

Game - Programming

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Cornwall campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Game and Interactive Media Design
Description:Game programming is a multi-billion dollar industry that is among the fastest growing in the world. The video game industry is in need of trained designers and programmers who understand the complexity and sophistication of products designed for installation on home computers, game consoles, web pages and cell phones and other devices. If you are creative and like to control the action, Game-Programming is for you.

Program content introduces you to fundamental game concepts including introductory computer programming in C++, basic game console electronics, computer operating system usage, and database storage techniques. You will broaden your knowledge by examining and implementing 3-dimensional programs that expand into real games using industry standard libraries. You will also create sounds to include in games and to integrate these sounds into your applications and will learn to use standard game engines to accomplish sophisticated graphics and interaction within your program control. Portability of code is emphasized at all stages of instruction.
URL:Game - Programming at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,920
International: $15,767
Careers:Software Engineer

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 11 Math at the C, U or M level

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2018