2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Game Development, B.S.


The student outcomes for the BS in Game Development degree program are the following:

1. Students will be able to critically analyze and evaluate games as well as their themes, mechanics, and other components
2. Students will be able to synthesize creative and technological perspectives and apply those principles to the development of games
3. Students will gain an appreciation of the nature of games as an artistic medium, technology product, and cultural force
4. Students will acquire the necessary mastery of programming and the Unity engine to successfully build games
5. Students will be able to apply theoretical principles of game design and product development to the process of game creation

 

In addition, students will acquire these skills and abilities:

  • Successfully sit for the Unity Certified User, and Unity Certified Associate exams
  • Successfully sit for the Unity Certified Programmer exam
  • Robust skill in the use of C# to program games
  • Understanding of the .NET framework and other uses for C#
  • Understanding of the fundamental principles of game design as a whole, as well as its component elements such as content design, systems design, narrative design and gameplay programming
  • Analyze games as technology products, works of art, and cultural forces
  • Understanding of the product cycle in game development
  • Master the use of the Unity engine
  • Design, create and release a fully realized digital game

Elective Courses (12 Credits)


Choose four from the following (12 Credits)