Game Design

BA Film Arts


If you can challenge the laws of reason and imagine worlds and experiences where anything and everything is possible, then you could be a game designer.

The purpose of the game designer is to create a series of visual elements that guide the player through a world of intricate decisions, laws, obstacles and perils, and then to combine that into a thrilling immersive experience.

This course uses the latest tools and technologies to explore creative possibilities in this rapidly expanding digital entertainment phenomenon. Students dissect popular games, identify core mechanics and design intricate logic systems for various development platforms such as mobile, desktop, console and Virtual Reality.

Careers

  • Game Designer
  • Game Animator
  • Game Artist
  • Game Developer
  • Robotics Programmer
  • Robotics Technician
  • Technical Artist

If you can challenge the laws of reason and imagine worlds and experiences where anything and everything is possible, then you could be a game designer.

The purpose of the game designer is to create a series of visual elements that guide the player through a world of intricate decisions, laws, obstacles and perils, and then to combine that into a thrilling immersive experience.

This course uses the latest tools and technologies to explore creative possibilities in this rapidly expanding digital entertainment phenomenon. Students dissect popular games, identify core mechanics and design intricate logic systems for various development platforms such as mobile, desktop, console and Virtual Reality.

Careers

  • Game Designer
  • Game Animator
  • Game Artist
  • Game Developer
  • Robotics Programmer
  • Robotics Technician
  • Technical Artist

Choice/Elective Modules:

  • Concept art for Games
  • Real-time Animation & Physics
  • Real-time Rendering Techniques
  • Sound for games
  • Prototype Development (PREQ: Game Design 200)
  • Game Enhancement Technology (PREQ: Game Design 200 or Interaction Design 200)
  • Game Art & Interface Design
  • Professional Practice
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