Rowan College at Gloucester County

Computer Graphic Arts: Game/Interactive Design (A.A.S.)

​​​​​​​​Description

The CGA Game/Interactive Design degree is a hands-on, software-intensive program created to provide students with the knowledge
and skills required for careers involving digital media, including computer and video games, virtual environments and other internet applications.

Program Goals

Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Use interactive software tools at a highly competent level

  • Understand the specific technologies and issues relating to game/interactive design

  • Understand and be able to identify current and future trends in game/interactive design

Admissions

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, High School Equivalency (HSE) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

Program Classes

Students may download the Program Requirements​ to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCGC Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Class Schedule Listing shows the availability of classes for each semester.

Program Advisor
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.
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Download Program Requirements

 

Transfer Opportunities

Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college ​of their choice.

Some students in this program have transferred to the following four-year colleges:

  • Cabrini College

  • La Roche College

  • Wilmington University

Students may visit the Career and Planning (CAP) Center to discuss transfer options.​

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this program will qualify for employment as:

  • Game designers

  • Graphic designers

  • Website designers

  • Mobile application designers

Students may find out where U.S. News & World Report rates computer graphic arts jobs in U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs.

Students may visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.​

Disclaimer:
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.