This question and answer only applies to the Video Game Design courses. View our FAQ about the Cybersecurity courses for programming requirements in that series.
Do the Video Game Design courses have programming involved or do they deal more with theory? Do I need to know programming to do the Video Game Design courses?
The only course in the Video Game Design XSeries that requires programming is the GAME105x: Gameplay Programming for Video Game Designers course. This course will teach you how to program using Processing, a free and open source tool and coding language. Previous programming experience is not required.