June 03, 2019
Game Design Program Ranked in Top 5
The Game Design Program in the NC State Department of Computer Science has
been ranked #5 on The Bachelors Degree Center list of the 25 Best
Bachelor’s in Game Design Degree Programs for 2019.
The Bachelor’s Degree Center ranked the programs
according to the factors they consider most important for judging a bachelor’s
degree program. They used five factors,
with data drawn from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
(IPEDS), College Scorecard, and Niche student reviews: average alumni salary, employment rate,
graduation rate, reputation, and tuition cost.
NC State’s undergraduate program
offers students opportunities unlike many others including courses taught in
both the top engineering and design colleges. In addition, students have access
to award winning library facilities with various technologies to utilize
including game rooms, new hardware, and an impressive collection of games.
Students with a concentration in
gaming are not only given a solid foundation of computer science education, but
are able to focus on game design and development courses specifically. Computer
graphics, artificial intelligence, and human-computer interaction are a few of
many courses specifically geared towards students interested in gaming.
For more information on the game
design concentration at NC State, click here.
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