What is the top game design school in Kentucky?
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Our 2019 ranking of the top game design school programs in Kentucky. For an explanation of the ranking criteria, click here.
1. Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond Kentucky
Founded in 1906, Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) serves nearly 17,000 students from all 50 states and 36 countries. The school offers nearly 100 programs of study with dozens of concentrations, including the first bachelor’s degree focusing on games in the state. The program, offered through the EKU Gaming Institute and the Department of Computer Science, leads to a BS in Computer Science with a Concentration in Interactive Multimedia. A Minor in Game Design was introduced in Fall 2017.
Course highlights for the 120 credit hour program include 3D Modeling, 3D Game Engine Design, Console Game Design, Graphics Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, Drawing, Technical Graphics, Topics in Multimedia, Digital Electronics, Digital Photography, Film Scoring, System Environments & Networks, and Artificial Intelligence. Students will also complete several seminar courses, including the Senior Seminar, as well as Independent Work, and an internship.
Graduates of the BS Program at EKU have landed positions at Google, IBM, Lexmark, OpenText, and many others.