Degrees Offered: B. I. (Bachelor of Innovation™) Game Design and Development; Masters of Engineering with Focus in Media Convergence, Games and Media Integration
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $7,656 (before COF stipend); WICHE – WUE eligible students $13,350, nonresidents $17,066; graduate residents $9,566, nonresidents $19,732 for the 2010 – 2011 school year
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Scope of Program:
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs offers students a new type of undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Innovation™, in several subject areas. Students work on "innovation teams" on research and design projects. Game Design and Development students focus on programming for game developers, physics, calculus, data structures, C++ programming, computer graphics, 3D games and digital content, and business and intellectual property law.
Masters of Engineering (M. E.) candidates must have taken discrete mathematics, linear algebra and either C++ or C# programming at the undergraduate level before applying to the program. Students complete 30 semester hours of coursework in computational geometry, animation and visualization, advanced computer graphics/morphing, advanced digital effects and olfactory applications and wearable computing. An industrial portfolio and either a project or thesis are required.
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs offers rolling admissions. Scholarships are available. Students residing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington or Wyoming may apply for reduced tuition (150% of in-state tuition) through the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education's Western Undergraduate Exchange program. Colorado residents seeking an undergraduate degree should apply for the College Opportunity Fund stipend, currently $62 per credit hour.