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VIDEO GAME STUDIES Concentration

The Video Game Studies concentration provides students with insight into the cultural phenomenon of gaming, its historical underpinnings, and the economic and business aspects of this multi-billion dollar industry. Students will also explore scripting, story development, sound techniques, and editing used in video gaming and other media industries.

 

Credits

Required:

18

COM 2641 Introduction to Games

3

COM 2650 Game Design

3

COM 2655 Gaming Industries

3

COM 3645 Video Gaming: Theory & Analysis

3

COM 3656 Death and Games

3

COM 3450 Internship in Video Gaming or COM 4050: Independent Studio (for students whose GPA does not meet the requirement for an internship)

3

Choose one of the following:

3

COM 2220 Screenwriting for Film and Television

COM 2476 Scriptwriting

Total:

21