Game Development

Learn techniques in concept art, 3D art, level design and more at our game design school. Gain specialized design skills including monetization, unique control types, rapid development via iteration, and production methods. Earn your game development degree and graduate with solid game art principles, including game engine technology and pre-production and production environments.


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What We Teach

3D Modeling
Learn an industry-standard pipeline that includes applications like Maya and ZBrush to build 3D models of characters, environments, and props. Apply textures, materials, and lighting to create a variety of stylized looks for use in multiple genres. Take your assets in-engine with Unreal and Unity to bring your work to life in an in-game environment.
Concept Art
Create the look and design of characters and environments in a variety of styles ranging from stylized to realistic. Concept art is taught using both traditional and digital techniques with the latest software, cutting edge hardware, live models, and classes that cover all the major genres of games.
Game Design
Brainstorm innovative ideas, lay out level architecture, script gameplay mechanics, and design the underlying systems that form the core gameplay experience. Work closely with artists and programmers to turn practical and theoretical concepts into finished gameplay.

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Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts Program provides students with a holistic education covering the arts, humanities, and sciences. Courses highlight connections between the subject of study and the major fields of art and design, providing context to the larger world of art and design.

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The Foundations curriculum heightens perception and understanding of visual structure through the study of drawing, modeling of form, value structure, perspective principles, color, and design theory.

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