The Bachelor of Science in Game Programming from the Academy of Art University is an online game design degree program that guides students through the game development process. The curriculum provides a strong, holistic liberal arts foundation while highlighting connections between these subjects and the major fields of art and design, providing context to the larger world of art and design. Courses introduce specialized aspects of design, including monetization, unique control types, rapid development via iteration, and production methods. You will gain skills in problem-solving, learn to write efficient computer code that runs and controls the game, and work with artists and designers to produce optimized solutions for game design. Emphasis is placed on data structures, algorithms, and software architecture techniques that are used to create games and fix bugs found through testing. With the Academy of Art University’s desire to keep up with the latest technologies and trends in the field, graduates of this online web design degree are prepared to begin their careers immediately.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score