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Game Design

Game and Interactive Media Design

Why choose this major?

Game 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 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?

  • 3D modeling and animation
  • Game journalism
  • Level design
  • Marketing
  • Production
  • Quality assurance
  • Rapid prototyping and concept design
  • User-interface and user-experience design
  • Visual communication
  • Wayfinding and architectural design
  • Writing and narrative design

What other careers are open through this major?

Where do our alumni work?
Epic Games | Raleigh, NC
Naughty Dog | Santa Monica, CA
Ubisoft | Morrisville, NC
Adult Swim Games | Atlanta, GA
Bethesda Softworks | Rockville, MD.
Vicarious Visions | Menands, NY
Respawn Entertainment | Sherman Oaks, CA

Where do our alumni attend graduate school?
Savannah College of Art & Design
Southern Methodist University
Clemson University
NC State University

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.

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

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)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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