From the arcade games of old to today’s sophisticated 4K experiences, video games have been a major part of pop culture for nearly four decades, and the industry has shown no signs of stopping. Outlandish adventures, sports simulations, historical recreations—the video game industry offers a wide range of experiences, limited only by the imagination of game software developers. Before graduation, you will go through a complete game development process so you have the hands-on experience you need to see a game through to completion.
Game Software Development classes are taught exclusively through Baker Online. Plus, general education and prerequisite courses are typically available through Baker Online, Online Live, and on all campuses throughout Michigan.Learn More
Game Developers create and produce games and simulations that run on computers, videogame consoles, over the Internet and on mobile devices. Working alone or within a team, Game Developers apply their creativity and skills to design games and simulations that entertain and educate. Once the framework is finalized, Game Developers add video, animations, programming, test and debug and finally release the final product.
The Baker College Bachelor of Science in Game Software Development degree program is a 4-year, 120-credit-hour program. The program includes 30 hours in general education, and 90 hours in the game software development major. Program courses include multiple programming languages, game design and analysis, programming for mobile devices, as well as a senior project and a 150-hour work experience course.
Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.hlccommission.org.
This program is offered in-person on our campuses in Auburn Hills, Jackson, Muskegon, and Owosso. Baker College online programs are available to students across the country. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
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Core courses for this degree program are not offered on campus.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available on campus each semester.View campus locations
Courses for this degree program are available through Baker Online.
100% online, this format offers flexible scheduling with 8-week semestersBaker Online
Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Online Live.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Online Live each semester.Online Live