York Community High School

2D Game Design

Course Description

#0712 2D Game Design Honors (NEW course in 2017-2018)

Grades 10-12 / Semester High Weighted Course —1.0 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of AP Computer Science Principles or AP Computer Science A

Dual Credit with College of DuPage (Computer Information Systems — 3 Semester Hours)

Dual credit is open to all Junior and Senior students. Sophomore students need to submit a letter of recommendation from the classroom teacher at the time that they register for the dual credit course with COD .


Students will continue their computer programming studies with a focus on designing interactive, two dimensional games. The class will use the Gamemaker: Studio engine and participants will learn the elements of game development including player controls, sound, music and animation. Pending dual credit approval from College of DuPage, students will receive 3 semester hours of college credit.