The program includes 6 courses. Each course is 4-5 hours, and is broken into several shorter modules that you complete at your own pace. Graduates of the program earn a non-credit Certificate of Achievement from FIT.
Delve into the fundamentals of gaming – its history, its future, types of games, current trends in games and hot-button topics in the gaming community, and the question: “what is a game?”
Explore the conceptual and artistic underpinnings of game design: what are its rules and goals, characters and settings, and what’s the story?
Join gaming professionals for an overview of the technical design and development of a game: the engine, interface, platforms, animation, and 3D capture.
Walk through the revenue life cycle of a game: from investment into development, to advertising and persistent in-game revenue streams.
Go inside the world of professional gaming and learn about the ins-and-outs of managing professional esports organizations and events, as well as a professional player’s gear and practice.
Meet the masses of people that make a game live and breathe – such as players, content creators, and community managers – and explore the social impact and significance games have on their communities.