Production Programming Bachelor’s Degree

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PRODUCTION PROGRAMMING

30-Month Online Bachelor’s Degree Program

Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Production Programming Online!

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming allows you to pick your own career path out of seven unique tracks.

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Program Tracks

Game Design

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Game Design at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School prepares students for a career building interactive experiences that facilitate play, as it applies to physical, computer, video, and mobile games. Students who complete this track will learn how to conceptualize games, craft gameplay mechanics, develop stories, visualize a look, support a team with documentation, test and evaluate product outcomes. Students will also gain practical experience using the tools that translate game designs into marketable products.

Game Programming

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Game Programming at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School gives you the skills you need to write code that supports the production of videos games. Learn how to build tools to assist game developers, create software that automates development tasks, simulate real world systems, and program game pays logic. Using Languages such as C++ and C# and game engines like Unreal 4 and Unity you will develop full scale video games.

Graphics Programming

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Graphics Programming at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School gives you the skills and experience necessary to develop cutting edge visual effects in the game and related entertainment industries. Popular multimedia libraries are covered, as well as shaders and other technology that allow for the real-time manipulation of digital imagery. Students will become well-versed in techniques such as procedural modeling, which allow graphics programmers to generate virtual environments and textures through code. Finally, students of the Graphics Programming track will explore VR and AR systems, to gain familiarity with mixed reality.

Mixed Reality Development

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Mixed Reality Development at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School is designed for students who desire a skill set appropriate for building virtual and augmented reality applications. Students who complete this track will have a firm grasp of the history, capabilities, limitations, challenges, and future of mixed reality technology; familiarity with the hardware and software that makes mixed reality possible; as well as the ability to create games and applications which utilize VR or AR.

Mobile App Development

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Mobile App Development at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School gives you the skills to design and build robust mobile applications. Industry-standard tools and languages are taught, providing students with a solid foundation with which to create applications for mobile devices such as phones, tablets, and wearables. Emphasis is placed on usability, responsive design, and portability. Finally, students will gain experience creating the “back end” – the databases, tables, and Web services that store, modify, and supply content for mobile apps – as well as protecting mobile apps from security threats.

Productivity

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Productivity at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School will help you gain the skills you need to develop apps and tools used by the film, television, gaming and other related industries. You will learn programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, MEL and Python as well as technology like Maya and NUKE to create industry standard software packages.

Simulation

The online Bachelor Degree in Production Programming, track in Simulation at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School  prepares students for the challenge of recreating processes and systems – a skill that is useful across numerous industries, including game development. Throughout the track, students will learn to build both discrete event and continuous simulations, as well as their application to health care, aerospace, defense, and entertainment. Students will also gain experience with usability engineering and human computer interaction, in order to build better, more effective simulations.

DAVE Student ACHIEVEMENTS

The DAVE School has a rigorous work schedule that aptly prepares you for the industry you’re about to embark upon. Showing how communication, strong work ethics and the ability to adapt to change are key to being successful in an industry where problem solving is vital. These fundamentals are shown through the leadership of our instructors each day, and it has been a pleasure to have learned from such talented artists in our industry.


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Dean Lewandowski

WETA Digital

“I decided to go to the DAVE School for a more focused learning experiencing. A few weeks after graduating, I was starting my first job in the industry as an artist on James Cameron’s Avatar”

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Rustin Devendorf

StereoD

“Transformers 3 was the first project several DAVE School grads and myself had the privilege of working on at Digital Domain.”

Bachelor’s Degree in Production Programming