Nido R. Qubein School of Communication
Game and Interactive Media Design

Game and Interactive Media Design

Why choose this major?

Game and Interactive Media Design students create compelling interactive experiences. Our students are storytellers, critics, artists, advocates and entrepreneurs. Most students are technologically adept and artistically inclined, but above all else, they enjoy playing, making and modifying games.

The Game and Interactive Media Design major prepares students to produce, analyze and critique meaningful and compelling games and interactive media based in a deep understanding of the cultural and historical impacts of games on ourselves and our society.

What can I do with this major?

  • Quality assurance in all fields
  • Producer
  • Level design
  • Game journalism
  • Marketing
  • Writing and narrative design

What other careers are open through this major?

  • Visual communication
  • User-interface and user-experience design
  • 3D modeling and animation
  • Wayfinding and architectural design
  • Rapid prototyping and concept design

Summer Research

Students can choose to stay through the Summer to assist professors engaged in research. Previous research opportunities involved developing mobile applications for animals, researching UI design and developing virtual reality simulations for the Criminal Justice department.

Clubs & Organizations

Video Game Club: Students play and critique video games.

Game Development Club: Students engage in learning and teaching technical skills, develop video games, and hold game jams throughout the semester.


The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.

(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)

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