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    Academy For Game Development: UT Computer Science Summer Academies


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Explore the collaborative and creative aspects of web-based game development. Gain practical insights into the industry, covering package managers, local web servers, and design studio staffing dynamics. Through hands-on collaboration, bring your game to life, honing programming, art, and game design skills. Discover internship and career opportunities, explore the UT campus, and connect with students. Learn directly from UT professors and industry professionals.

    This academy takes place on campus at the University of Texas at Austin. Students get a taste of university life by learning in the Gates Dell Complex – the home of UT Computer Science.

    What You'll Explore: 

    • Web-based game development
    • Package managers
    • Running local web servers
    • How a design studio is staffed 
    • Web development tools
    • Building game code
    • Creating look and feel through art
    • Learning to communicate and work as a team

    Hands-On Experiences:

    • Delve into the game development process, including programming, art and game design
    • Collaborate on a team to bring your game to life
    • Discover future internship and career opportunities
    • Explore the UT campus and meet current UT students
    • Learn from UT professors and other game development professionals
    • Identify tactics for a standout UT application from UT admissions

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