B.S. Game Design Engineering

> Department of Game Design & Development

Degree Overview

Code is the lifeblood that fuels every gameplay experience, so buff your technical skills as you learn to design and program video games in the Game Design Engineering degree program. Modify existing game engines before moving on to designing your own, forming the systems that power gaming’s greatest experiences. This includes implanting animation, AI and computer graphics within an engine. You’ll develop a project plan that will get others excited about turning video game design concepts into fleshed-out games with characters, worlds and objectives. You’ll be able to take a role as game designer and/or engineer, on teams structured to mirror those in professional game development.

Course Highlights

Introduction to Game Production  Students are introduced to video game development and various project production models and team structures. The course will develop students' skills in ideation, iteration, troubleshooting, risk assessment, adaptation, communication, team management, organization and leadership.
Game Design II  Students will create playable video game prototypes. Topics include game design concepts, theory and methodologies, storytelling, game analysis, player engagement, player immersion, gamification, and techniques for monetization.
GUI and Graphics Programming  This course covers the principles of user interface design. Students learn about various input elements, memory management, user interfaces, OpenGL and more. Students learn GUI and practice concrete mathematics concepts for application in computer graphics.
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