WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIVISION OF COMPUTER & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES COURSE SYLLABUS COURSE NO: SGD 268 TITLE: Mobile SG Programming II
Textbook(s): Title: Unity Game Development Essentials Author: Goldstone ISBN: 978-184-719-8181 Publisher: Packt
Software used to complete coursework: Students are Required to download the Unity3D (http://unity3d.com) as it is required to complete assignments. Other required equipment: Credit Hours: Three (3) Semester Hours Pre-requisites: SGD 168 Co-requisites: none
Course Description: The course covers advanced programming concepts used to create simulations and games. Emphasis is placed on acquiring advanced programming skills for use in creating simulations and games. Upon completion, students should be able to program an advanced simulation or game.
Describe basic skills and techniques in game and simulation programming.
Improve programming and problem solving skills by creating games using the Unity 3D Engine to focus on mobile games.
Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate (through completion of classwork and assignments):
Create games that uses touch events as user interaction.
Illustrate improved problem solving and programming skills by creating event driven games.
Construct games using an industry standard game engine.
The Core Values of Wake Technical Community College
Instructor and students will foster an environment that is respectful of all.
Instructor and students will foster an environment that promotes taking responsibility for one's actions and obligations.
Instructor and students will strive to improve the critical thinking skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
Instructor and students will strive to ensure that both written and oral communications are clearly understood.
Instructor and students will strive to develop collaborative skills.
Grading Is As Follows:
Mid-term and final Practical exams must be taken on the assigned dates; otherwise, a grade of zero will be assigned. Any exceptions to this policy must be the result of a documented emergency or prior arrangement with the instructor.
Labs must be completed and submitted by their due dates. A zero will be assigned to all late work.
Students are responsible for all of the information presented in the Wake Technical Community College Student Handbook.
Please note that computers are to be used at all times for official course purposes. Use of computers for general web surfing, e-mailing, chat room discussions, social networking, and any other non-course related task is forbidden. Violation of this rule will result in a grade deduction and possible loss of computer privileges.
The college forbids the use of all audible electronic equipment during instructional time. Forbidden devices include but are not limited to: cell phones, smart phones, MP3 players, tablets, and PDAs.
If you miss a lecture or arrive late, you are responsible for the material presented, handouts distributed, and any announcements made that day. The instructor will not provide notes for missed classes.
Tentative Schedule Note: This schedule is subject to some changes/modifications per Instructor -- This offered as only a study guide. The pace of each class differs according to the instructional needs of the students in the class. Always consult with your instructor. Note** A Final Project may be assigned in lieu of a Final Exam.
Chapter 1: Enter the Third Dimension
Chapter 2: Prototyping and Scripting Basics
Chapter 3: Creating the Environment Chapter 4: Player Character and Further Scripting
Chapter 5: Interactions
Chapter 6: Collection, Inventory, and HUD
Chapter 7: Instantiation and Rigidbodies
Chapter 8: Particle Systems
Chapter 9: Designing Menus
Chapter 10: Animation Basics
Chapter 11: Performance Tweaks and Finishing Touches
Chapter 13: Testing and Further Study
Disability Support Services (DSS) is available for students who require academic accommodations due to any physical, psychological, or learning disability. To determine eligibility, contact the office at 108-S Holding Hall or call 919-866-5500
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