Game Design and Development

Everything from entertainment to education has been impacted by the phenomenal growth of video and computer games and the resulting explosion of gaming culture. At RIT, our nationally ranked game design and development programs will set you on a path toward creating today’s most exciting gaming and user experiences. You’ll learn game design, interactive media, user interaction, animation, modeling, and sound and lighting. And, with minors that span the entire university, you can augment your studies with specialized knowledge in engines, graphics, audio, narrative development, and more. 

Design 3D computer graphics for gaming, virtual worlds, augmented reality, medical and scientific simulations, data visualizations, motion and broadcast graphics, architectural and engineering modeling, instructional multimedia, museum exhibits, and more.

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Pair a traditional liberal arts education with study in digital technology, human-computer interaction, database management, geographic information technologies, and interactivity in new media.

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Aspire to a career within the professional games industry or a related field such as simulation, edutainment, or visualization.

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Explore the simulation, edutainment, or visualization landscape as you enhance your game design and development skills to create truly innovative games.

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New media are ever-changing forms of digital communication that engage, immerse, and (often) entertain users, from social networks to wearable computing and more.

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Creating an impactful app begins with solid code and good design, but understanding user expectations are the cornerstone of that process.

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