Game & Interactive Design

  • game with blue water and blue sky and green trees
  • student wearing goggles
  • animated blue background heavy skies
  • game showing a computer screen
  • animated goats on a screen
  • red screen
  • animated wind turbines

The game & interactive design program offers a hands-on, studio-based approach to design, programming, and storytelling.

Tammy Brackett, Professor, DMA
Program Advantages

Jordan Williams DMA
Gaming & Interactive Design Student

Jordan Williams DMA + Gaming & Interactive Design Video

Digital Media and Animation
Department Video

Digital Media and Animation Department Video

Graduates of the game & interactive design Bachelor of Science program will possess the skills and technical knowledge base necessary to be proficient and capable in both the design and development of interactive media. They will be well prepared for entry-level positions in the fields of experience (UX) design, application design, web design, data visualization, and interactive entertainment. The program's strength is in the versatility and flexibility of the graduating student, allowing employment opportunities to expand well beyond a singular field of design.

Incoming students are required to purchase a laptop and Adobe Creative Cloud software.

We recommend the following laptop (or comparable)

OMEN Laptop – 15t (SKU:6CM24AV_1)

  • Intel® Core™ i7 9750H (2.6 GHz, up to 4.5 GHz, 12 MB cache, 6 Cores)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 (6 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
  • 15.6" diagonal FHD 144 Hz IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)
  • 1 TB 7200 rpm SATA; 128 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD
  • 32 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (2x16GB)
Professional Outlook

Occupational Opportunities

  • Game design
  • UX (user experience design)
  • Interactive entertainment
  • Application design
  • Data visualization
  • Web design
Luke Bernfeld, Program Coordinator
Pioneer Quotes

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Digital Media & Animation