Game Design and Development Program

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

The Honours BFAA in Game Design and 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
DD101 Game Design Foundations 0.5
DD102 Analog Gaming and Interactivity 0.5
DD220 Introduction to Interactivity [1] 0.5
DD230 Introduction to Visual Culture 0.5
DD300 Ethics in Gaming 0.5
DD312 Special Topics 0.5
DD350 Project Management 0.5
DD410 Capstone Project in Gaming 0.5
DD411 Capstone Project in Digital Entrepreneurship 0.5
DD412 Special Topics 0.5
DD441 Gamification and Gameful Design [2] 0.5
DD490 Directed Studies [3] 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision February 21, 2017: DD220 Prerequisite added; effective September 1, 2017.

  2. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision February 21, 2017: DD441 New course; effective September 1, 2017.

  3. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision May 8, 2017: DD490 New course; effective September 1, 2017.