Game Design Degree, BSIT
Residential Gaming Design Program
Launch your career in the video game industry with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: Gaming Design degree.
Get the technical skills you need for success from experienced faculty who are grounded in their Christian faith. At Liberty University, you’ll have state-of-the-art classroom and computing facilities where you can gain experiential learning.
Modern game creation is a production effort involving expertise in sound, graphics, coding, story development, testing, and most importantly, imagination. In the U.S. alone, the video game industry produced over forty-three billion dollars in revenue in 2018. This is an increase of over 17% from the previous year.
In this growing field, you’ll study areas like:
- 3D graphics
- Interactive game development
- Digital imaging
- Software programming
- Mobile and web development.
Software development and mechanics are at the heart of gaming design. Our Gaming Design cognate will introduce you to the modern object-oriented languages of Python, Java, and C#. This degree program is unique in that it combines software development training with graphic arts and interactive game design.
While you learn computer science skills in depth, you’ll gain a diversity of skills with Liberty University’s B.S. in Information Technology: Gaming Design degree. Potential careers are in web development, software application design, or graphic arts.
The B.S. in IT: Gaming Design degree is also offered online
Academics: Gaming Design Cognate
In addition to the required core classes on the degree completion plan (DCP), each student is required to complete various core classes that specialize in Information Technology.
120 credit hours
Program of Study (DCP)
View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements
Gaming Design Courses
- Introduction to Graphic Design (ARTS 222)
- Digital Imaging (ARTS 342)
- Introduction to 3D Graphics (ARTS 473)
- Interactive Game Development (ARTS 474)
Career Opportunities in Gaming Design
- Creative Director
- Graphics Director
- Mobile User Interface Designer
- Software Programmer
- Video Game Designer