Bachelor of Science in Computer Game Design and Development

Have you considered creating video games as a career? The Bachelor of Science in Computer Game Design and Development (BSCGDD) degree equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to produce your own digital media for entertainment, research, and education. The Computer Game Design degree program is the only four-year bachelor’s degree like it offered at a public university in Georgia.

The computer game design skills you’ll learn with the Game Design and Development degree at Ƶ State can help you turn your ideas into creative, engaging, and immersive multimedia systems like online games (and massive multi-player games on (MMOG), casual games, mobile games and instructional/educational games.

As part of the program, you have many upper-level concentrations to choose from to match your area of interest. While these concentrations may change as the field evolves, current offerings include media-production, distributed-mobile, education-serious, planning-management and simulation-informatics.



Ƶ Bachelor of Science in Computer Game Design and Development students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Marietta

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

degree pathway

Computer Game Design and Development Degree Benefits at Ƶ State

  • Program Flexibility – Select a concentration in media-production, distributed-mobile, education-serious, planning-management or simulation-informatics to get the computer game design skills needed to match your career plans.

  • Nationally Ranked – The Computer Game Design program is ranked in the . Additionally, the BSCGDD is accredited by , the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

  • Premier Events – Ƶ’s College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE) hosts many exciting events and competitions throughout the year, including Global Game Jam Hackathon, Computing Showcase (C-Day), Raspberry Pi Workshop, International Programming Competition, and Internship Networking Event.

What can you do with a Computer Game Design and Development degree?

  • Algorithms 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Structures
  • Digital Media
  • History and Theory of Gaming
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Modeling
  • Simulation
  • Software Engineering
  • 2D and 3D Graphics

Computer Game Design and Development Salary and Career Information

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. Ƶ offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Department of Software Engineering and Game Development

Ƶ State University
Department of Software Engineering and Game Development
1100 South Marietta Parkway, MD 9046
Atrium (Building J) J330
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone(470) 578-5572


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