BS in Game Development

Lipscomb University-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

August 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 35,752

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
Games aren't limited to game consoles anymore. They're online, on mobile devices and computing platforms. So, advance your repertoire in our game development program, where computer science, artistic thinking and entertainment creativity merge.
The demand for game developers is always rising. After all, games aren't limited to game consoles anymore. They're online, on mobile devices and computing platforms. So advance your repertoire in our game development program, where computer science, artistic thinking and entertainment creativity merge.

Learn in a Christian context and develop long-lasting professional connections with your teachers. We'll give you the opportunity to connect to professionals who will help you mature as a game developer and an individual. By the time you graduate, you'll have a game portfolio ready to go.

Program Foundations
We designed our program to give you a solid foundation in computer science, software development and game creation. The upper-level classes allow you to create different games with specific goals and genres for diverse platforms. We want you to develop a game portfolio to show to possible employers. Concentrations are available to allow you to dive deeper into a topic you're most interested in — and to be more versatile.

Concentrations
Algorithms
Information Security
Information Technology Entrepreneurship
Networking
Web Development

Capstone Projects
Mandatory internship
Senior Project and Collaborative Game Development classes will cover capstone projects

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2022
  • January 2022

Entry Requirements 

  • Direct Admission
  • TOEFL (iBT) Overall 79
  • IELTS Overall 6.5
  • Pearson (PTE) 60 
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 105
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.5 for Direct Admission
     

General education hours required (38 hours)
Specific courses required:
BI 4213 - Biblical Ethics
LUSS 2093 - Impact of Internet Technologies on Society

Required courses for the major area: (80-82 hours)
CS 1213 - Introduction to Computer Programming
CS 1233 - Object-Oriented System Design and Programming
CS 2223 - Mathematical Structures for Computer Science
CS 2233 - Data Structures and Algorithms
CS 2243 - Database Management Systems
CS 2252 - Competition Programming
CS 3233 - Computer Graphics
CS 3243 - Mobile Device Programming
CS 3252 - Programming Challenges
CCT 395V - Internship *
CCT 4613 - Senior Project
GD 1123 - Introduction to Game Design and Development
GD 3253 - Game Development I
GD 3263 - Game Development II
GD 3273 - Collaborative Serious Games Development
IT 1213 - Graphic Design Studio
IT 2223 - Web Application Development I
IT 2233 - User Interface Design
MA 1314 - Calculus I
MA 2183 - Elementary Statistics
MA 2314 - Calculus II
MA 3213 - Linear Algebra
PH 2414 - General Physics I (with lab)
SENG 3223 - Principles of Software Engineering
SENG 4113 - Software Architecture and Design
CS 4013 - Future Mobile and Social Computing Systems
CS 4453 - Artificial Intelligence

Concentration courses (choose one concentration area) (9 hours)
Algorithms:
CS 3623 - Design and Analysis of Algorithms
CS 4423 - Computability and Complexity Theory
CS 4433 - Algorithmic Graph Theory

Information Security:
SEC 3113 - Fundamentals of Information Security
SEC 3313 - Introduction to Policy and Procedures
SEC 3323 - Crytography

Information Technology Entrepreneurship:
ENT 2503 - An Introduction to Business
ENT 3543 - Entrepreneur Marketing
ENT 4503 - New Venture Creation

Networking:
IT 3313 - Network Principles
IT 3323 - Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems
IT 3333 - Network Administration

Web Development:
IT 3223 - Web Application Development II
IT 3233 - Web Server Technologies
MK 3403 - Strategic Internet Marketing

Undergraduate Direct Admit 

Direct Admit $35,752 

Program Tuition Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,044 

*Pricing is subject to change 

Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship 

Scholarship Available - Upto $6,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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