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The The BA in User Experience and Game Design degree program requires completion of at least 240 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. The program usually spans 11 trimesters of 14 weeks each within a total of four academic years.

This is a sample sequence of courses for a student in the 2022-2023 academic cohort. This sequence should not be used for advising purposes; please contact your Student Life and Advising Officer to receive a copy of this program’s Curriculum Flowchart.

TrimesterModule TitleModule Credits
Year 1, Trimester 1Introduction to Design Process7
Principles of Interactive Design7
Introduction to Psychology5
Introduction to Computer Technology & Programming7
Introductory Probability and Statistics5
Sub-Total for Year 1, Trimester 131
Year 1, Trimester 2Introduction to Digital Production7
Game Design Process5
Cognitive Psychology5
Storytelling5
Scripting Languages5
Sub-Total for Year 1, Trimester 227
Year 1, Trimester 3User Experience Design 16
System Design 15
Programming Foundations7
Sub-Total for Year 1, Trimester 318
Year 2, Trimester 1Project 27
User Research 15
Advanced Scripting5
Pre-Calculus with Linear Algebra and Geometry7
Sub-Total for Year 2, Trimester 124
Year 2, Trimester 2Project 2 (cont.)7
Level Design7
Game Design 15
Introduction to Applied Math and Physics5
College Success for Designers1
Sub-Total for Year 2, Trimester 225
Year 2, Trimester 3 (OIP)Design Elective5
Game Feel5
Art Processes5
2D Raster Graphics for Designers5
Sub-Total for Year 2, Trimester 320
Year 3, Trimester 1Project 3 (part 1)7
Game Design 25
User Research 25
Introduction to 3D Production for Designers5
Fundamentals of Music and Sound Design5
Sub-Total for Year 3, Trimester 127
Year 3, Trimester 2Project 3 (Part 2)7
Integrated Digital Design5
Game Design 35
Professional Communication5
Career and Professional Development5
Sub-Total for Year 3, Trimester 227
Year 3, Trimester 3Design Elective5
Any Psychology module5
Any English module5
Sub-Total for Year 3, Trimester 315
Year 4, Trimester 1Project 3 (Part 3) or Project 4 or Internship 18
Project Management5
Sub-Total for Year 4, Trimester 113
Year 4, Trimester 2Project 4 or Project 4 (cont.), or Internship 1 or Internship 28
Any Humanities and Social Sciences module5
Sub-Total for Year 4, Trimester 113
Total for 4-Year Program240
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