B.A. Interactive Game Art, Design and Development

Course Overview

Our B A program in Interactive Game Art, Design, and Development is a thrilling journey into the world of interactive entertainment. This program immerses students in the creation of captivating video games, preparing them for dynamic careers in the rapidly evolving game industry. With a strong focus on both the artistic and technical aspects of game development, students gain a well-rounded understanding of game design, art, and programming.

Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Course Highlights
  1. Critical Reasoning & Problem Solving
  2. Creativity & Design
  3. Technical Knowledge
  4. Software & Technology
  5. Organized Planning & Management
Eligibility

The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Curriculum Structure

Candidates admitted into the B.A. Interactive Game Art Design and Development undergo only one (Semester 1) of the above mentioned Foundation. Thereon, students delve into several aspects of game art, design and development.

Semester 1
  1. History of Design
  2. Design Study
  3. Design Lab: Image Editing Techniques
  4. Drawing Skills
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
Semester 2
  1. Programming Foundations
  2. Game Design and Development Principles
  3. Visual Design and Storytelling for Games
  4. Language Courses
  5. Mind Management and Human Values
  6. Research and Entrepreneurship Project

Semester 3
  1. GAME UI/UX DESIGN
  2. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  3. 2D GAME ART I
  4. GAME DESIGN AND COMMUNICATION
  5. DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS
  6. 2D GAME ART II
  7. EXPERIMENTAL GAME PROTOTYPE
  8. OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
Semester 4
  1. CRITICAL GAME STUDIES
  2. INDIAN CONSTITUTION
  3. CREATING GAME ASSETS
  4. GAME DESIGN PROTOTYPES
  5. ENGINE PHYSICS MODULATION - 2D
  6. GAME PACKAGING TECHNIQUE
  7. 2D GAME ENGINE PRACTICE
  8. GRAPHICS PROGRAMMING

Semester 5
  1. COLLABRITIVE PROJECT
  2. BUSINESS OF GAMES
  3. INTERNSHIP
  4. ENVIRONMENTAL STORYTELLING
  5. GAME ENGINE I
  6. ENGINE PHYSICS MODULATION - 3D
  7. DIGITAL SCULPTING
  8. LEVEL DESIGN FOR GAME
  9. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
  10. Emerging Technologies
Semester 6
  1. MAJOR PROJECT
  2. NEXTGEN CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
  3. GAME ENGINE II
  4. GAME NETWORKING AND SECURITY
  5. GAME READY PIPELINE
  6. SERIOUS GAMES
  7. XR MULTIMODAL INTERACTION
  8. E-Commerce

Semester 7
  1. ADVANCE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1
  2. COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
  3. Foreign Language 1
Semester 8
  1. ADVANCE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2
  2. Foreign Language 2

Note:
Courses on offer are subject to change between semesters or academic years depending on relevant recommendations from experts in industry, academia and other important stakeholders

Exploring Opportunities Following B.A

Graduates of the Interactive Game Art, Design, and Development program are primed for a wealth of exciting opportunities in the gaming industry. Roles such as-

  1. Game Designer
  2. Game Artist
  3. Game Programmer
  4. Level Designer
  5. Game Producer
  6. Quality Assurance Tester
  7. Narrative Designers
  8. Sound Designers
  9. UI/UX Designers

For the entrepreneurial spirits, indie game development is a viable path. Our program's unique blend of creativity and technical skills, complemented by teamwork and practical training, prepares graduates to thrive in the dynamic realm of game development, whether their passion lies in design, coding, art, or project management.


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