Bachelor of Science in Digital Entertainment Technology (BSc)

Abilene Christian University

Program Description

Bachelor of Science in Digital Entertainment Technology (BSc)

Abilene Christian University

Creating digital content for video games, movies, and online and mobile apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. This portfolio-driven program will equip you with tools needed to embark on an exciting freelance career or to pursue graduate studies in film production, game development or level design.

The Bachelor of Science in digital entertainment technology curriculum can guide you toward roles in game design, mobile development or cinematics. As a DET student, you’ll learn about the entire creative process—from concept and design to scripting and production. You’ll also explore theories in art, design, and storytelling, and hone your career focus as you concentrate in one of three exciting areas.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 66 credit hours (Choice of 3 tracks)

+ Electives: 6 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*

*Based on track selection


You’ll take courses such as:

  • Game Development
  • 3-D Animation
  • Mobile Computing
  • Advanced Video Production


  • Film & Media Production
  • Digital Design
  • Game Development

What can you do after graduation?

  • Web development
  • Mobile app development
  • Game development
  • User interface/user experience
  • Special effects
  • Quality assurance
  • Digital design team discussing plan for next entertainment technology project

Clubs and Activities

Digital entertainment technology majors get plenty of hands-on learning in the classroom and in co-curriculars and activities such as:

  • Digital entertainment technology club
  • Film Fest
  • LA Film School
  • Springboard Ideas Challenge
  • Women in Technology

About the School of Information Technology and Computing

A.C.U.'s School of Information Technology and Computing (SITC) delivers a high-quality undergraduate education in a small-school, Christian environment for students interested in graduate school and careers in technical fields. Rapid advances in technology allow for constant innovation, and we strive to mirror that innovation with our curriculum in order to prepare students to have the necessary skills to become the next software engineers, computer scientists, game designers, security analyst and more.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 13, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
Full time
USA - Abilene, Texas
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USA - Abilene, Texas
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