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 programmers who can produce optimized and efficient code for computers ,game consoles, web pages, 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++, C#, scripting languages, web development, and database storage techniques. You will learn mathematical calculations for advanced programming techniques required for sophisticated graphics, A.I. (artificial intelligence) and networked multiplayer games. You will broaden your knowledge by examining and implementing 3-dimensional games using industry standard libraries and game engines. Portability, modularity and efficiency of code is emphasized at all stages of instruction in addition to proper documentation and team communications.
URL:Game - Programming at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,600
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. For OSSD equivalency options, see our Admission Requirements.

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 Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 55] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

* 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 November 25, 2020