The BFA in Game Design is a well-rounded, interdisciplinary degree that includes coursework in game studies, game design and game development, as well as the option to specialize in game programming, visual or audio design, and the business of games and rounded out with a strong liberal arts foundation. Students begin their first year with hands-on foundational courses in the core areas. During sophomore and junior years, students further develop their design and development skills through intermediate level classes and production studios. During the final year, in addition to advanced-level electives, each student will complete a full-year senior capstone project. A Game Design BFA Capstone can take a variety of forms, from an individual or group game to a game-related research paper or exhibition.
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