BS in Game Design

DePaul University - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,768

Course Accredited By

HLC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 14% scholarship
DePaul’s Game Design degree program teaches the fundamentals and details of game design, and prepares you to work in computer gaming and interactive media fields as storytellers, critical thinkers, entrepreneurs and leaders in the field of gaming.
Throughout the Game Design program, you’ll collaborate on interdisciplinary teams with programmers, artists, writers and audio designers.

You’ll learn about the entire game development cycle, from ideation to documentation, prototyping, implementation, iteration and testing.

As a Game Design major, you’ll have four different gaming labs to take advantage of: development and research labs, the game play lab, the augmented reality lab and the playtest and usability lab.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • September 2022

 Entry requirements
 Undergraduate
 Standard GPP: 3-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 68 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 48-52
  • Pearson Versant 65-68 (no subscore below 42)
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English 95/120; 115/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 44 credits toward degree

Extended GPP: 4-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 55 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42-47
  • Pearson Versant 61-64 (no subscore below 37)
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Extended Plus GGP: 5-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 37-41
  • Pearson Versant 58-60 (no subscore below 35)
  • Duolingo 80
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 1-Quarter Extended Plus GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 40 overall
  • IELTS 4.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 30-36
  • Pearson Versant 47-57
  • Duolingo 70
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 2-Quarter Extended Plus GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 32 overall
  • IELTS 3.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant 36-46
  • Duolingo 65
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 53
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 110
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • Undergraduate Direct Admission: 2.75
    *Semester= 4Months
    Our team will assist you further.

Course Requirements
Ani 230 3d Design & Modeling 4
Ani 231 3d Animation 4
Gam 180 Unreal Engine Workshop 2
Gam 181 Unity Workshop 2
Gam 205 Games Literacy 4
Gam 226 Fundamentals Of Game Design 4
Gam 230 Intro To Game Production 4
Gam 240 Playgramming 4
Gam 244 Game Development I 4
Gam 245 Game Development Ii 4
Gam 250 Game Sound Design I 4
Gam 312 Playtesting 4
Gam 340 Practical Scripting For Games 4
Gam 341 Introduction To Level Design 4
Gam 355 Solo Game Development Project 4
Gam 365 Advanced Game Design 4
Gam 392 Game Modification Workshop 4
Gam 394 Game Development Project I 4
Gam 395 Game Development Project Ii 4
Gd 105 Intro To Visual Design 4


It 223 Data Analysis 4
Select Twenty (20) Credit Hours Of Major Electives 20
Select Sixteen (16) Credit Hours Of Open Electives 16

Undergraduate

 Extended Plus GGP (5 quarter) $53,410 Extended GGP (4 quarter) $49,596 

Standard GGP (3 quarter) $43,230 Pre-Sessional English (1-2 Quarters) $3,703 per quarter 

Direct Admit $41,768 ($43,068 for Music and Theatre) 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $17,437 - $29,123

 Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship available upto $15,000

 Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarships available upto $23000 

*Direct Admission Scholarship is available in each year.

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