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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Game Design

Join the next generation of computer game designers.

Courses

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

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
GAME16367 The Language of Drawing and Design for Games 3
PROG14998 Introduction to Media Computation 3
GAME13796 Foundations of Game Design and Development 3
GAME18263 Narrative Skills for Game Content Development 3
HIST10123 Game History: Analysis, Theory and Criticism 3
ENGL17889GD Composition and Rhetoric 3
Total:   18
     
Semester 2    
GAME16859 Fundamentals of 2D Animation 3
GAME15738 Applied Game Programming and Scripting: Game Level Mods 3
GAME14998 2D Level Design and Development 3
GAME19207 Non Linear Storytelling 3
  Breadth Elective  3
  Breadth Elective  3
Total:   18
     
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
3
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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