Unity Developer

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Creative Arts, Design & Media
  • Program Code: 31-153-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Technical Diploma
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Program

DESCRIPTION

Make MATC your first choice for learning about 3D software. Through this program, you will develop the skills necessary to learn the Unity 3D software creation tool, which is used to develop simulations, video games, training programs and educational software.

Learning the fundamentals of Unity 3D prepares you to develop for multiple consoles and platforms, especially personal computer, web and mobile applications in 2D and 3D.

You can apply your credits toward earning the Computer Simulation and Gaming associate degree.

Additional program details: Unity 3D is a powerful tool that is extremely flexible and allows program deployment on personal computers, the internet, mobile devices and gaming consoles. The skills learned will allow users to develop for a variety of platforms using the flexibility of this tool.


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Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) CSG-110 Introduction to Computer Simulation
and Gaming
3
(1) CSG-114 Introduction to Game Development/Programming 3
(1) CSG-115 CSG Production 3
(1) CSG-117 Game Logic and Problem-Solving 3
(1) MATH-107 College Mathematics ‡
(or) Any 200-level MATH course
3
(2) CSG-118 Game Engine Scripting ‡ 3
(2) CSG-119 Designing Interactive Displays ‡ 3
(2) CSG-120 Interactive Display Production 1 1
(2) CSG-128 Intermediate Game Development Programmer ‡ 3
(2) CSG-179 CSG API Programming ‡ 4

TOTAL CREDITS

29

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.
Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

Important Dates

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Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and manipulate assets using the Unity 3D engine
  • Create understandable and fluid GUI elements
  • Apply 3D math knowledge of transforms, coordinate systems and interpolation
  • Apply object-oriented principles in designing systems and scripting
  • Demonstrate the ability to contribute to all aspects of development on a multidisciplinary team

Career Outlook

Unity 3D is one of the most frequently used simulation and gaming engines in the industry.

Professionals who learn the fundamentals of this tool will be well prepared to develop for multiple consoles and platforms, especially personal computer, web, and mobile applications in both 2D and 3D. Employment opportunities in these areas include design, programming, animation, scripting and development.

Possible Careers

Unity Programmer
Unity Developer
Unity Software Engineer
Unity Game Developer
Unity App Developer
Unity Web Developer

Admission Requirements

High school-level algebra

Scholarships

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Creative Arts, Design & Media Academic & Career Pathway
414-297-6004creativeartspathway@matc.edu

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, C Building, Room C210
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 04/18/2020