Develop Advanced Skills
In this program, you’ll have intensive professional training in creating and interpreting games with expert faculty. Areas of focus include game art, game design, and game development. You will benefit from an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Emerging Technology in Business + Design program and the Art and Computer Science departments.
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Curriculum and Courses
The courses you choose will open up a wealth of career opportunities — not lock you into one occupation. You’ll extend your education way beyond the classroom to every area of your life.
With a focus on making and praxis, the BS in Games + Simulation prepares students for a career or graduate study in game design, development, 3D modeling, creative development, writing or designing, esports, and games in other industries, all while encouraging students to take creative risks, to build things, and to think critically about audiences, narratives, and aesthetics.
Facts and Stats
Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.
First-to-second year retention
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Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate
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of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019
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This is where your journey to Miami University begins.
Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.
Incoming students should declare Games + Simulation as their desired major when they apply. Admission to the program is competitive and all applicants (including current Miami students) must create a video (no more than 2 minutes long) that illustrates how passionate you are about games. Do not show yourself in the video. A screen share of your projects is what we are looking for.
Miami students are an eclectic mix of thinkers, doers, leaders and followers, introverts and extroverts, authors, painters, climbers, coders, pianists, philanthropists, and gamers. Just to name a few.