Game Design Minor

Art and Design Bachelor’s Degree Programs

BVU's game design minor serves students who aspire to join the video game industry as artists, animators, programmers, directors, sound engineers, writers, etc., as well as students in creative fields who wish to apply their talents to game-related projects. 


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Why should I earn a game design minor?

Enhanced Creativity and Innovation

A game design minor will cultivate your creativity and innovation by challenging you to conceptualize, design, and develop interactive experiences.

Diverse Skill Development

Game design involves a blend of skills, including programming, graphic design, storytelling, user experience design, and project management.

Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

A minor in game design can prepare you for teamwork and interdisciplinary projects, valuable skills in many industries.

What I Can Do With a Game Design Minor

  • Game designer
  • Digital marketing and advertising (advergaming)
  • Narrative designer/writer

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Why study game design at BVU?

Comprehensive Curriculum

BVU's game design program offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of topics relevant to game design, such as game development, programming, art and design, storytelling, and interactive media.

Collaborative Environment

Studying in a collaborative and creative learning environment where you can collaborate with peers, work on team projects, and engage in hands-on experiences to enhance your skills.

Build your Portfolio

BVU's game design minor emphasizes portfolio development, helping you showcase your work and projects to potential employers, which is essential in the competitive field of game design.

Personalized Learning Experience

BVU offers a personalized learning experience with smaller class sizes, allowing for more individualized attention and support from professors.

Game Design Courses

  • Minor in Game Design (24 credit hours)

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Game Design Faculty

Our instructors are committed to helping you build the future of Iowa and beyond.

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Transfer Your Credits

Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.

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