2020 Game Design Summer Institutes

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Game Design
June 15 - June 26, 2020 (2 weeks)
Prerequisite: None

Virtual Reality Design
July 6 - July 10, 2020 (1 week)
Prerequisite: Students must have taken Game Design (either in 2019 or 2020) or have completed a game design course at their school or at another summer camp prior to enrolling in Virtual Reality Design.

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. each weekday

College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin

Professor MJ Johns, Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Students ages 14-18 and/or enrolled in high school

Introduction to Game Design
Early bird (April 1st deadline): $1,299
Regular (April 2nd - April 30th): $1,499
Late (May 1st - June 12th): $1,599

Virtual Reality Design
Early bird (April 1st deadline): $649
Regular (April 2nd - April 30th): $749
Late (May 1st - July 3rd): $849

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Game Design
Games are more than just entertainment — they are a shared language of interaction. Learn the basics of creating a video game from scratch with this 2-week intensive summer program. Come up with your very own game idea and bring it to life with art and code. This course will primarily use Unity, Maya, and Photoshop as development tools. 

Virtual Reality Design
Learn about virtual reality (VR) and create your own VR experience! Build off of what you learned about Game Design and explore how games are made for VR.

Upon finishing this course, students will have built and designed a completed game to use as a portfolio piece when applying to colleges.

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