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Number of Credits and GPA

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design requires completion of at least 142 semester credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. The program usually spans eight semesters of 15 weeks each, or four academic years. See the sample course sequence for more information.

Grade Requirements

Students must receive a grade of 1.7 (or “C-“) or higher in all courses for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design degree program.

Required Courses

Subject AreaRequired Courses
Art, Computer Graphics, or MusicART 102, ART 105, CG 102, CG 125, CG 130, or MUS 115.
Career PreparationCOM 150
College PreparationCOL 101
Computer ScienceCS 100, CS 120, CS 170, CS 180, CS 225, CS 230, CS 280, CS 325, and CS 330.
12 additional credits must be selected from other CS courses numbered 200 or higher.
DesignDES 115, DES 212, DES 214, and DES 315.
Six additional credits must be selected from Game Design courses at the 200 course-level or higher.
EnglishSix credits must be selected from English courses.
Humanities and Social SciencesThree credits must be selected from Humanities and Social Sciences courses.
Mathematics and ScienceMAT 140, MAT 150 or MAT 180, MAT 200 or MAT 230, MAT 250, MAT 258, PHY 200, PHY 200L, and PHY 250.
Six additional credits must be selected from other PHY or MAT courses numbered 200 or higher. 
ProjectsGAM 100 and GAM 150.
24 additional credits must be selected from other GAM or CSP courses numbered 200 or higher.
PsychologyPSY 101

Note on General Education Courses

The following courses satisfy the general education requirement for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design: COM 150 (3), PSY 101 (3), two ENG electives (6), MAT 140 (4), MAT 150 or MAT 180 (4), MAT 200 or MAT 230 (4), PHY 200 (4), PHY 200L (1), PHY 250 (4), and one HSS elective (3).

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