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UHV Digital Gaming and Simulation program is ranked #6 in Game Design and Development in the Southwest, and #45 Nationally, by Animation Career Review. Find our regional ranking at
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Ready, Set, MoCap!

We are another step closer to hosting our fantastic motion capture studio on campus.

Game Cultures Study

We are registering participants for our Game Cultures Study. If you are interested in playing the game "The Lord of The Rings Online" and helping us with our study please enroll by clicking on this link .

Degree Plans

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

This degree program is offered in Victoria and Sugar Land.

UHV’s Digital Gaming and Simulation program within the Bachelors of Science in Computer Science degree allows students to look into and participate in the fast-growing digital gaming phenomenon from a computer science and engineering perspective.

Students in this track 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.

Required Courses

  • Game Engines
  • Game Project Management
  • Gaming Networks Architecture
  • Advanced Game Programming
  • Game Artificial Intelligence & Behavioral Modeling


  • 3D Modeling
  • Art for Gaming
  • Advanced Animation
  • Advanced Level Design
  • Gaming Internship

Students will showcase their mastery of tools and theories they learned through the program in the Digital Gaming and Simulation Senior Project course.

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