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Game Development and Entrepreneurship

Image of Game Dev Student workingGain the knowledge and skills needed to build a rewarding career within an existing business or entrepreneurial opportunity in the interactive media and game development areas. Our Gaming and Virtual Reality Laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art workstations and software for development of high-quality animations, models, sound production, game engines and gameplay code. It also includes stereoscopic 3D virtual-reality displays and motion-capture systems. Here you can record sound for voiceovers and music with minimal echo or background noise in an audiometric room coupled with audio recording equipment. Minors in Game Production Management, Marketing, Operations Management and Game Programming are also available.

Courses include:

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Animation and Production
  • Artificial Intelligence for Gaming
  • Game Engine Design and Implementation
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction/Advanced Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction/Intermediate/Advanced Game Design
  • Law and Ethics of Game Development
  • Marketing for IT
  • Object-Oriented Programming

Career opportunities include:

  • application developer
  • game designer
  • game developer
  • game programmer
  • game project manager
  • game user researcher
  • simulation specialist (military and civilian domain)
  • technical marketing and advertising in web and new media