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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Game Design

Join the next generation of game designers.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Semester 1    
GAME13796 Game Design 1: Foundations of Game Design 3
GAME14777 Introduction to Design Thinking 2
GAME18263 Narrative Skills for Game Designers
GAME14645 Introduction to Game Studies
Programming for Game Designers 1: Fundamentals 3
ENGL17889GD Composition and Rhetoric 3
Total:   17
Semester 2    
GAME17083 Game Design 2: Play Design 3
GAME11738 Team Project: Design and Development Cycle 2
GAME19207 Non Linear Storytelling in Games 3
GAME10561 Game Asset Creation 1: Art, Animation and Integration
Programming for Games 2: Planning Systems and Game Engine Scripting 3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   17
Semester 3    
GAME25436 Fundamentals of 3D Modeling for Games 3
GAME30000 Applied Math and Physics for Game Designers 3
GAME28081 Fundamentals of Game Mechanics 3
GAME26048 Character Development For Games 3
GAME27900 Architectural Spaces, Design and Lighting 3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   18
Semester 4    
GAME20146 Character Modeling and Animation for Games 3
GAME25738 Applied Game Programming and Scripting: Prototyping 3
GAME29207 3D Level Design and Environment Development
GAME30001 Digital Sound for Games 3
GAME39014 Advanced Game Mechanics 3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   18
Semester 5    
GAME24857 Interface Design for Games 3
GAME33921 Artificial Intelligence and Procedural Techniques for Games 3
GAME30025 Game Playtesting Methods 3
GAME27721 Cinematography for Games 3
GAME37545 The Game Industry: Professional Practices & Processes 3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   18
Semester 6    
GAME36206 Play Design 3
GAME34049 Production Techniques 3
GAME24579 Game Design Documentation 3
GAME34178 Special Topics in Game Design 3
GAME37900 Project Planning and Production Management 3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   18
COWT 10023 Co-op Forum
Semester 7    
GAME43796 Game Project I 12
  Breadth Elective  3    
  Breadth Elective  3    
Total:   18
Semester 8    
GAME49999 Game Project II 12
GAME46460 Game Economies 3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   18

Note: Courses subject to change.

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