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GDD140: Creativity and Computation

Creativity and Computation is a UC course that prepares students to become digital citizens, literate in the language of technology. It’s also a great introduction to the technical and creative side of game development.

Course Description

This course teaches software literacy within the visual arts and visual literacy within technology. Students develop basic coding expertise and the confidence necessary to create interactive artwork and games. The course teaches essential 21st-century skills including computational and systems thinking, along with quantitative reasoning coupled with creative problem solving and generative visual aesthetics. No previous experience with programming necessary.

(Image credit: Tarbell, 2003)