Game Studies: Required Core Courses

Three core courses combine to form an 11 credit core with theoretical and practical perspectives on Game Studies. Game Gender and Society, is a theoretical and historical investigation of video games. Designed Play is a combined theory and practice course – focusing on the impact of play and games on contemporary cultural production and design practice. Game Design is a production course focused specifically on creating video games.

  • VS 425 Designed Play – 3 credits
  • DMS 448 Games Gender and Society – 4 credits
  • DMS 462 Game Design – 4 credits

(11 credits)