Game gmu edu undergraduate program the 120 credit computer game design bfa program enables students to focus on the artistic components of computer game design while. Please select the sample schedule that corresponds to your major and the academic year you declared your major.
Current major game design software hardware and associated tools are explored through simple game design projects.
Gmu computer game design sample schedule. Bachelor of fine arts in computer game design sample plan of study the sample plan below is a recommended sequencing of courses based on pre requisites and scheduling. Introduction to computer game design and development including a brief history of the field and current industry practice and production. Major specific sample schedules are listed below and download links are provided.
Below is one example of how the acs in computer game design major may be achieved within eight semesters. Limited to three attempts. Offered by coll visual performing arts.
10 7 2019 george mason university listed as one of the top 25 universities for game design. Probability and statistics for engineers and scientists i. Computer game design sample schedule freshman year.
History of computer game design. Introduction to game design. Required courses include computer science art and visual technology music the humanities and computer game design.
In addition to mason core requirements including humanities and social science the bs acs game design concentration requires foundation core and elective courses as described here. If you have questions please contact honors gmu edu. Computer gam e design program 1 computer game design program sang nam director 2019 art and design building fairfax campus phone.
Game 230 history of computer game design 3 avt 104 studio fundamentals i 4 engh 101 composition 3 math 113 analytic geometry and calculus i 4 math 105 precalculus mathematics 4 mason core oral communication requirement 3. First semester 16 credits cs 101 preview of computer science 2. This may not fit every student s needs and is a guideline not a requirement.
With over 365 majors from 18 states the game design program is happy to announce the largest undergraduate enrollment in the college of visual and performing arts. The 120 credit computer game design bfa program enables students to focus on the artistic components of computer game design while providing them with the technical skills prerequisite to the field. Degree requirementsthe bs acs game design concentration can be successfully completed within the normal 120 semester hour degree at gmu.
Two dimensional design and color. Use the gmu catalog as the definitive reference for program requirements. Course requirements provide students with expertise in programming.
Synthesis of ethics and law for the computing professional 1.