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About the Interactive Simulation and Game Technology (Game Design) Program

How to Get Started

Complete the admissions process and meet with an academic advisor at the college you plan to attend.

Tuition

Dallas County residents pay $177 per three-hour class — that is $59 per credit hour, or just $708 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.

Compare that to what you’d pay elsewhere! See our tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.

Rising Star Program

If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.​​

Accreditation and Affiliations

Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.

Courses Offered (Curriculum)

The catalog provides detailed information about the courses required for the Associate in Applied Sciences degree in Interactive Simulation and Game Technology.

Student Works

See a gallery of level designs created by this program’s students in the Unreal game engine.

Related Programs

Check related programs in Computer-Based Arts and Technology and Data Systems.

Other Degree and Certificate Options

See a chart of degree plans by college or visit the credit programs home page.​​

Faculty Profiles

Game design faculty members have relevant degrees as well as industry experience, so they can relate to the challenges you’ll face in the job market.

Instructors work with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and on the job. See profiles of our faculty in the Game Design program.

Transfer Information

The Interactive Simulation and Game Technology program is designed for direct entry into the workforce. However, if you are interested in earning a degree at a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.

Links for More Information

See links about gaming and game design resources.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the game design program that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.