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SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND CONNECTIONS FOR GAMING INNOVATION

UAT is one of the only fully accredited game design programs that boasts connections to a full continuum of game studies degrees, including: Game Design degree, Game Art and Animation degree and Game Programming degree. Game Design degree students at UAT enjoy the ability to build and create complete game design projects with fellow students and faculty collaborating from across the game studies program family.

Game Design students enjoy the ability to build and create complete game projects with fellow students and faculty collaborating across the game studies program family.

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GAME DESIGN DEGREE OBJECTIVES

  • Prototype and complete original games for multiple platforms following the full game production pipeline.
  • Create and implement game elements, systems and play mechanics using industry standard tools, techniques and production methods, including art and scripting/programming applications.
  • Demonstrate effective game design practices and techniques within the project scope and context, such as genre, style, platform and audience.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate game designs for a variety of gameplay mechanics, game applications and game genres.
  • Effectively articulate game design elements and mechanics across disciplines utilizing written and verbal communication skills.
  • Establish collaboration, mentorship and professional leadership skills by working with other disciplines to deliver highly polished and completed projects.

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Educating the next wave of innovators, our faculty leverage their experiences to mentor students to lead innovations and solve challenges in advancing technology.

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WHY UAT?

UAT’s Synchronic Learning model provides an education framework that prepares superior graduates to become tomorrow’s innovators. This model embodies UAT’s methodologies, curricula and community dedicated to fostering an environment of innovation that promotes demonstrated mastery and job readiness.

How does UAT prepare superior graduates? Students are required to participate in projects that solve real problems. UAT requires students to innovate and create a working proof of concept that’s never been done before. Students complete internships, community projects and apprenticeship experiences to cultivate their ability to succeed in the workplace.

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