Mod Design 2 (Java)
Mod Design 2 teaches students how to use Java, a professional programming language to code their own Advanced mod in Minecraft®. Students will use Eclipse, an industry-standard Java Development program, to create their own creatures with fully customized artificial intelligence and 3D Models, their own interfaces (GUIs) like crafting tables and furnaces. They will also learn advanced Java workflows to create items, blocks, and biomes. Students will have full control over the design and functionality of their Minecraft Mod. This is a project-based course where students take on the role of creator. In addition to technical skills, students develop the creative, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills necessary to build amazing projects from start to finish. Throughout the course, students work with industry-standard tools used by professionals. If they need any help along the way with their coursework or projects, students can reach out to experts for support by e-mail, chat, or phone. By the end of this course, students will have built an original, professional-grade project and developed the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become creators on their own, in further study, or professionally.