Bachelor of Science in Game Development
Full Sail University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Game Development is an online game design degree from Full Sail University that prepares students for entry-level positions in the gaming development industry.  Gaming is becoming increasingly popular and increasingly complex as gamers expect the technology involved in developing games to evolve at the same rate as other technology in our lives.  With this degree you will be guided through the entire game development cycle from preproduction to the finished product, developing the programming skills and theory needed to develop games while enhancing your ability to create complex game environments.  As you complete this degree program you will learn to create code for 3D graphic display, multiplayer gaming, artificially intelligent opponents, and real-time virtual environments.  Students study technical proficiency and creative development while developing critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills. 

Graduates will have completed courses in such topics as:

  • Computer graphics
  • Computer architecture
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Software engineering
  • Game architecture

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Full Sail University is accredited by:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Government-issued photo identification
  • Technology orientation and assessment
  • Applicants must demonstrate a minimum foundation in algebra II, pre-calculus, and trigonometry. Introductory programming classes are also recommended. Applicants must complete the Math Self-Evaluation and obtain a satisfactory score on a skills assessment test to enter a program.