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A Digital Arts student works on a video at a computer in a Pima West campus video lab

Digital Game & Simulation

Associate of Applied Science

As consumers become more sophisticated, expecting more realistic video games, simulations, animations and special effects, talented multimedia artists, animators and game designers will be in steady demand.

In Digital Game and Simulation AAS, you can choose to focus on creating realistic video games and simulation animations or on designing, planning and writing code for software to turn ideas, art, sound, animation and music into games or simulations.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


West Campus

Contact Information

Division of Arts
Dean: 520.206.6690
Dept. Chair: 520.206.6914
Information Sessions


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Graphic Designer $38,162
Multimedia Artist/Animator $22,952

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