Minor in Game Development
Add to your major with a minor in Game Development, produce video games played by many
The Game Development program teaches a combination of design and programming skills needed to take a video game from an idea to a finished product. Students will learn broadly applicable programming skills in addition to game-specific courses.
By partnering with a Unity Technologies, a leading gaming employer, students will obtain 3 professional certifications during the program and will complete real world projects that will prepare them to work as a game developer in this industry which pays a median salary of over $85,000, with salaries at larger firms exceeding $110,000.
Required Courses (18 credits)
- GDV-101 Introduction to Games*
- CS-120 Intro to Programming Using Python
- CS-150 Intro to Programming Using C
- HU-210 Game Design and Theory
- GDV-230 Game Engines I: Working with Unity*
- GDV-410 Game Engines II: Advanced Unity*
*Courses are 15-week taken through RIZE Consortium (Live online or Asynchronous)
RIZE fall 2021 course dates are September 7 through December 10.
Students must complete all prerequisites for each course.
All courses must be successfully completed with a grade of “C” or higher. No course substitutions will be allowed.
No more than six credits may apply to both the major degree program and a minor.
No more than nine transfer credits may be applied to a minor.