Game Design & Development Program

Program Co-ordinator: Scott Nicholson, PhD, 519-756-8228, ext. 5893, scott.nicholson@wlu.ca

The Honours BFAA in Game Design & Development degree program is only available at the Brantford Campus.

The Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts in Game Design & Development will introduce students to all of the skills necessary to conceptualize, create, adapt, and promote a game and use games to create transformations in the social and cultural spaces they inhabit.  Graduates will be well positioned to communicate across the spectrum of gaming professions and understand the unique contributions brought by programmers, designers, story boarders, editors, etc.

Department Information on this page
 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
DD100 Analog Gaming and Interactivity [1] 0.5
DD101 Game Design Foundations [2] 0.5
DD220 Introduction to Interactivity [3] 0.5
DD230 Introduction to Visual Culture [4] 0.5
DD300 Ethics in Gaming [5] 0.5
DD350 Project Management [6] 0.5
DD410 Capstone Project in Gaming [7] 0.5
DD411 Capstone Project in Digital Entrepreneurship [8] 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD100 New course; effective September 1, 2015

  2. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD101 New course; effective September 1, 2015

  3. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD220 New course; effective September 1, 2015

  4. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD230 New course; effective September 1, 2015

  5. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD300 New course; effective September 1, 2015
    Senate Addition April 15, 2015: DD300 Prerequisite JN252/HR252 New cross-listing; effective September 1, 2015.

  6. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD350 New course; effective September 1, 2015

  7. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD410 New course; effective September 1, 2015

  8. Senate Addition May 28, 2014 and Ministry approval March 4, 2015: DD411 New course; effective September 1, 2015