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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 MusicThree credits must be selected from Art, Computer Graphics, or Music courses.
Computer ScienceCS 100, CS 120, CS 170, CS 180, CS 225, CS 230, CS 280, CS 325, and CS 330.
Nine additional credits must be selected from Computer Science courses numbered 200 or higher.
DesignDES 115, DES 212, DES 214, and DES 315.
Six additional credits must be selected from Game Design courses numbered 200 or higher.
General StudiesCOL 101
Humanities and Social SciencesCOM 150 and PSY 101.
Six credits must be selected from English courses.
Three additional credits must be selected from Humanities and Social Sciences courses.
Mathematics and ScienceMAT 106, MAT 140, MAT 150 or MAT 180, MAT 200 or MAT 230, MAT 250, and MAT 258.
Three additional credits must be selected from Mathematics courses numbered 200 or higher.
PhysicsPHY 200, PHY 200L, and PHY 250.
ProjectsGAM 100 and GAM 150.
24 additional credits must be selected from Game Project or Computer Science Project courses numbered 200 or higher.
STEM ElectivesSix additional credits must be selected from Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics courses numbered 200 or higher.

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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