In 2004, computer game industry sales surpassed Hollywood box-office receipts for the first time. Also in 2004, Halo 2 had over $125M in sales on the first day it was available.Gamasutra’s job site yields approximately 365 game-related job opportunities posted each month. Computer game design and development is clearly a viable career choice, and the demand for effective game developers is likely to continue experiencing significant growth for the foreseeable future.
Although many non-programming game topics are covered in the minor as described here, it does require strong programming skills. We therefore expect students completing the courses for the minor to either come from EAS or, in rare cases, from other colleges.
21 credit hours of course work
All course work toward the minor must be completed with a grade of C or better.
At most 9 credit hours of transfer work may be applied to the minor.