Game Development, Minor

This minor combines the sound principles of computer application development through computer game development. Game development is a very popular venue in higher education and this minor gives students in other IT-related disciplines the opportunity to explore the ever-growing popularity of game development as an option. The minor allows students to explore gaming through the Marshall University’s Computer and Information Technology department’s computer lab for gaming (Marshall’s Advanced Gaming and Interactive Computing Lab-MAGIC Lab) where students can interact with each other, playing different types of computer games to research latest trends and graphics and discuss gaming, as well as, design and develop their own games as projects for courses required for the minor.

Required Courses
CIT 340Game Development I:2D3
CIT 440Computer Graphics for Gaming3
CIT 441Game Development II:3D3
Select two courses from the following:6
3D Modeling and Animation
Modeling/Simuation Dev
Mobile Game Development
Game Development III: AI
Total Credit Hours15

Minors are 12-18 hours of courses designed for non-majors. Please consult your advisor for specifics.