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Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degree in Game Design

The Game Design MFA focuses on conceptual skills and the mastering of new technologies based on a strong foundation of traditional drawing, painting and storytelling. State-of-the-art game engines are used in the prototype game production studio, giving MFA graduates hands-on experience using industry techniques and standards.

The final thesis project prepares students to become leaders and innovators in the game industry.

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns:

MFA Game Design Unit Requirements

Major 27 units
Directed Study 18 units
Graduate Liberal Arts 12 units
Electives* 6 units
TOTAL 63 units
*Per director approval

MFA Game Design Degree Requirements

1 Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetic Sensitivity course
1 Cross Cultural Understanding course
1 Professional Practices & Communications course
1 Major designated Graduate Liberal Arts course

And:

  • Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units

 

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