Game Development

A degree in Game Development will prepare students for entry-level positions in programming, testing and game design. During the final semester of the degree program, game artists and developers will work in conjunction to create and manage a complete marketable game.

Program Outcomes:

  • Recognize and evaluate critical and aesthetic issues within computer graphics and the mixed media.
  • Compare and contrast game requirements based on genre
  • Analyze player control, manual and visual interface design, and usability
  • Identify phases in the game development cycle, as well as be skilled in project management and game documentation
  • Work collaboratively and individually with an understanding of the production process utilized in industry-standard studios.
  • Communicate effectively in oral format on research and creative issues.
  • Apply critical thinking and aesthetic judgments in critiquing mixed media and computer graphics productions.
  • Function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Merge complex artwork and code to create a working video game
  • Create a project report
  • Set a mood using sound effects, ambient and environmental sounds and music
  • Demonstrate professionalism through creative and intellectual independence.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical issues related to sound and video sampling and the current copyright laws pertaining to music, video and audio recordings

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