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Code is the lifeblood that fuels every gameplay experience, so buff your technical skills as you learn to design and program video games in the Game Engineering degree program. Modify existing game engines before moving on to designing your own, forming the systems that power gaming’s greatest experiences. This includes implanting animation, AI and computer graphics within an engine. You’ll develop a project plan that will get others excited about turning video game design concepts into fleshed-out games with characters, worlds and objectives. You’ll be able to take a role as game designer and/or engineer, on teams structured to mirror those in professional game development.
Upon completion, you should:
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You will need to submit one of two forms to either indicate your intent to renew for the next term, or to vacate at the end of this trimester.