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M.A. in interactive design and game development

Available at:  
- Savannah
- eLearning
  • Select one of these three options:

  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 757 Media Art
  • ARLH 776 History and Theory of Virtual Spaces
  • ITGM 748 Interactive Design and Game Development M.A. Final Project
  • Select one of these three options:
  • ITGM 779 Graduate Internship
  • 500-level SCADpro elective
  • 500- to 700-level elective

Select one concentration to complete the program of study:

  • Game development

  • GAME 710 Game Art: Engine Pipeline and Practices
  • GAME 720 Game Art: Virtual World Building
  • GAME 722 Game Tech: Real-time Materials and Shaders
  • GAME 730 Game Art: Character Creation and Digital Sculpting
  • GAME 740 Game Art: Art Direction and Look Development
  • GAME 754 Game Design: Professional Production Pipeline
  • Interactive design

  • SDGM 708 Effective Design Communication
  • IXDS 710 Human Experience Prototyping
  • IXDS 720 Human-centered Interactive Design
  • Select one of these two options:
  • IXDS 722 Connective Systems for the Web
  • IXDS 724 Visual Hierarchies and Digital Affordances
  • Select one of these two options:
  • IXDS 732 Physical Computing for Tangible Interfaces
  • IXDS 734 Innovative Systems for Digital Convergence
  • Select one of these two options:
  • IXDS 742 Physical Computing for Immersive Environments
  • IXDS 744 Pervasive Information Architecture

Total course of study: 45 hours*

* At the time of admission, up to five additional graduate-level intensive courses may be assigned, bringing the student's required course of study to a total of 50 to 70 hours.