Harness the power of gaming to educate, motivate, and entertain.

Not long ago, gaming was considered a leisure pastime that often involved scenarios among player-combatants, a virtual alternative to the traditional sport. Now, however, game software development occupies a burgeoning role in the global economy as a means to engage consumers by increasing motivation to interact with educational, commercial, practical and even spiritual content.

Looking for a challenging career with variety?

Explore the wide variety of challenging employment opportunities that relate to Game Art and Design:

  • Software publishers
  • Software developers
  • Game development
  • Software engineering
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer systems design and related services
  • Web design

What will I learn to do?

Game Art and Design is considered an art, so the required coursework places art skills to the fore. In addition, the degree program teaches:

  • Software development for computer gaming and interactive media
  • Preparation of current technologies that support animation design
  • Creation of custom software for individual consumers or commercial software designed for marketing to the general public
  • Development of complex databases for organizations and creation of programs to be used over the Internet and/or within a company’s intranet

Benefits of the BA in Game Art and Design

Concordia-Chicago’s distinctive bachelor’s degree in Game Art and Design supports the development of the technical skills required to design and create gaming experiences that benefit consumer groups including, for instance, student education.

Advantages of Concordia-Chicago’s online accelerated degree program

Our advisors create a specialized program plan to accommodate the needs of each individual student, allowing you to earn your degree in as little as 16 months, depending on the number of transfer credits accepted at the time of your admission:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Accelerated courses
  • Major courses are 8 weeks long
  • 100% online (no set time to be online)
  • Access to learning from anywhere in the world

Our delivery modes are designed to fit the needs of busy individuals and foster valuable relationships and support networks that can add value throughout your career.

Education made affordable

Concordia University Chicago is one of the most affordable private universities in the Midwest. Our Office of Financial Aid will work with you to seek financial aid and schedule manageable tuition payments.

Our tuition guarantee

Concordia-Chicago’s tuition guarantee program helps keep tuition affordable by allowing you to predict what the total cost of your education will be. As long as there are no interruptions in your course of study, we guarantee your tuition will remain the same and never increase while earning this degree.

*Please note, Concordia University Chicago does not offer full or partial scholarships or tuition to any interested student or applicant.

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Last updated February 7, 2019
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