Video Game Story Development

CERT - Occupational Certificate

Provides graduates with the entry level skill needed for a career in video game story development. Students are familiarized with the techniques for creating impactful stories. This certification expands on the skills learned in the Beginning Video Game Design certificate.

Program Purpose

This certificate would be a stackable certificate which provides additional gaming design/developmental knowledge to the Beginning Video Game Design Certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize industry standard software and the seven elements of digital storytelling to create an impactful digital story.
  • Learn the fundamental principles of screenwriting and apply them to your own work in progress, and learn how to read and analyze your own work and the work of others as a screenwriter.


Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

Visit Academic Planning to get started on your personalized Academic Plan, or schedule an appointment with the Advising Office.

First Semester: Fall

Course Course Title Credits Area
GME 170 Digital Storytelling 3 Major Requirement

Second Semester: Spring

Course Course Title Credits Area
GME 172 Introduction to Screenwriting 3 Major Requirement
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