Game Design

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 101Drawing i: Rapid Concept3
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
DFN 107Game Ideation3
DMA 217Intro to 3D Computer Graphics3
DVC 100Introduction to Material Culture3

Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 132Process & Making3
DFN 112Drawing II: Style & Skill3
DFN 1172D Design Principles3
DMA 234Modeling & Texturing3
DEN 101Composition I3

Third Semester = 18 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DMA 233Environments & Characters3
DMA 246Game Art I3
Choose OneDMA 245 DMA 297Game: Concept and Technology Intermediate 3D Computer Graphics3
DAH 216History of Video Games3
DEN 102Composition II3

Fourth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DMA 247Game Art II3
Choose OneDMA 248 DMA 232 DMA 317Game: Concepts & Technology II Drawing Tech for Visual Media Computer Character Animation I3
DMA 256Lighting & Rendering3
DMA 341Digital Character Sculpting3
Choose OneDAH 201 DAH 202 DAH 200Visual Narration: Asia Visual Narration: Africa Western Art History/Visual Culture3
Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
Choose OneDMA---Entertainment Arts Elective
DMA 381Hard Surface Sculpting3
DMA 329Advanced Computer Generated Environments3
Choose OneDMA 339Game Projects I3
DAH 316History of Video Games3
DAS 213Business Practices3

Sixth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DMA 340Game Projects II3
DMA 364Game Thesis Design & Management3
DMA ---Entertainment Arts Elective3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
DNS 300Natural Science 3
Seventh Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DMA 403Game Trend3
DMA 413Game Senior Studio I3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
Choose OneDAH** --- or DVC** ---Art History Visual Culture Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DMA 414Game Senior Studio II3
DMA 428Game Professional Futures II3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher

Catalog Year 22/23 | Total Credits : 126-127 (International Students that require ELS-101 total credits 127/128 Total Credits)

First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=60; Gen Ed=42; Elective=6

Game Design Electives

DMA 101Animation IDMA 312Sound Design I
DMA 2112D Digital Animation DMA 328Stop Motion II
DMA 228Stop Motion IDMA 351Advanced Creature Creation
DMA 230Experimental AnimationDIL 147Figure Illustration
DMA 235Playing the SelfDIL 246Anatomical Figure Illustration
DMA 309Concept Design