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Computational Media: Videogame Design and Development


IDEA 250
Fall 2018 not offered
Crosslisting: FILM 250, COMP 350, CIS 250
Certificates: Environmental Studies, Informatics and Modeling, Civic Engagement
Course Cluster: Service Learning, Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor

This course examines the interplay of art and science in the development of contemporary video games using "game tool" applications to achieve a variety of purposes. It combines a detailed understanding of computational media, including legal and commercial aspects, with hands-on experience in the creative process. There will be discussions with invited industry leaders in various subject areas. Students will have the opportunity to work as part of development teams and create working prototypes to understand the challenges and rewards of producing video games in a professional context.
Credit: 2 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM IDEA
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COMP)(EDST-MN)(IDEA-MN)(NS&B)

Last Updated on JUL-18-2019
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