American Sentinel University Launches Computer Science Degree Program with Game Programming Specialization

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New degree offering for Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Game Programming Specialization (BSCS-GP) focuses on preparing students and managers for a career in the booming video game industry.

The gaming industry will likely experience a record year, both in the U.S. and internationally

Continuing its aim to prepare students for careers and advancement in high-growth sectors of the economy, American Sentinel is now offering an accredited Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Science with a specialization in game programming.

The BS in Computer Science, Game Programming Specialization (BSCS-GP) program provides students with both a broad exposure to the field of computer science and specialized knowledge in the area of game programming. This program is suitable not only for students who desire to immediately enter the game programming field. It also serves students who want a general degree in computer science, but wish to learn how to apply the general principles in this exciting, fast-growth sector.

"The gaming industry will likely experience a record year, both in the U.S. and internationally," says Richard W. Oliver, CEO of American Sentinel University. "With new and varied game consoles in the marketplace, mobile game applications on the rise, and the business environment's increasing use of 'virtual worlds,' we see job growth going beyond the past up and down, console-driven cycles. By offering a gaming specialization within a broader computer science BS, we can equip students to enter this industry with broad-based knowledge applicable to evolving marketplace demands."

American Sentinel University is accredited by the U.S. Secretary of Education-recognized Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).

Founded as a Vanderbilt University Technology Company, American Sentinel University delivers to its students and their employers the competitive advantages of unique online education programs focused on the needs of high-growth sectors. For more on this unique degree program, see the BSCS in Game Programing description. See more on American Sentinel University at http://www.americansentinel.edu.

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