Game Development (BS)

About the Game Development Degree Concentration  

The Game Development concentration of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is designed to give students an understanding of the development of computer and mobile two and three dimensional games. Students will gain a solid foundation in game development, while also studying information technology and computer science fundamentals. This program enables students who have an interest in gaming to gain the skills required to work as an independent game developer or on a team as a computer game programmer. 

Program Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Game Development concentration will have the opportunity to achieve the learning objectives of the BSMIT in addition to the following concentration-specific learning objectives:

By the completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply design and development principles in the construction of two-dimensional (2D) computer and mobile games
  • Apply design and development principles in the construction of three-dimensional (3D) computer and mobile games
Game Development Career Track
With a concentration in Game Development students will be well positioned to obtain a job in the game industry or working as an independent developer.
 

Examples of post-graduate positions would be:

  • Computer Game Programmer 
  • Independent Game Developer

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Program Snapshot

Online
Credits: 120
Term Length: 8-weeks 
Typical Time to Completion*:
20 terms; 3 years, 4 months
 
On-Campus
Credits: 120
Semester Length: 15-weeks
Typical Time to Completion:
4 years
*Based on continuous enrollment of two courses every term. Time to completion may be shorter based on eligible transfer credit or longer if course enrollment varies.