Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
This degree program is offered in Victoria and Sugar Land.
UHV’s Digital Gaming and Simulation concentration within the Bachelors of Science
in Computer Science allows students to look into and participate in the fast-growing
digital gaming phenomenon. It will help you build and develop technical skills and
explore the development and study of digital games.
You will also gain a cultural perspective on the history, philosophy, ethics, and
sociology of digital games and game playing. As the program grows, we plan to add
additional components such as the business of gaming and serious game development.
Some core courses in this program include: Game Artificial Intelligence & Behavioral
Modeling, Game Engines, Gaming Networks Architecture, Game Programming using DirectX,
Digital Games as Communication, Interactive Narrative, Project Management, and a
Senior Project, which is a group activity involving an interdisciplinary team of
programmers, artists, story writers and others.
Students pursuing this degree also have many electives to choose from, including
Game Internship, Art for Gaming, Virtual Worlds, Visual Communication, 3D Modeling,
Multimedia Animation, Operating Systems, and Software Engineering.