# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Game Design and Development. Advanced (8401/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Game Design and Development. Advanced (8401/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8401
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Game Design and Development (8400/36 weeks)
Students will work collaboratively in teams to refine their game design skills as they apply graphic design, animation, audio and writing skills to create innovative games for education and entertainment. This project-based course enhances problem solving, project management, and communication skills through the analysis, design, construction, and critique of interactive games. Students will learn about career opportunities in game design and development and investigate the training and certification requirements.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Audio and Video Technology and Film
    • Journalism and Broadcasting
    • Telecommunications
    • Visual Arts
  • Education and Training
    • Professional Support Services
    • Teaching and Training
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
    • Web and Digital Communications
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.