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Digital Entertainment Technology (BS)

Creating digital content for video games, movies, and apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. Graduates who possess these creative skills have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of organizations in roles like animator, digital storyteller, level designer, UI/UX designer, and much more.

Our portfolio-driven program will equip you with tools needed to embark on an exciting career in cinematic special effects, game development, or animation. As a DET student, you’ll learn about the entire creative process—from concept and design to scripting and production. You’ll also explore theories in art, design, and storytelling, and hone your career focus by selecting a game development or cinematic concentration.

An interdisciplinary approach covering theory from visual art, storytelling, and game development.

Student learning is enhanced through unique hands-on experiences and innovative lab spaces.

100% of our May 2017 digital entertainment technology graduates were hired or accepted to graduate school within three months of graduation.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Cinematic: DET Cinematic places you on the cutting edge of storytelling. Using special effects, green screen, 360 degree filming, real-time game engine rendering, and immersive video techniques, you will be able to tell your story for the next generation of audiences.
  • Game Development: Equipping students with the skills needed to enter the high-demand world of professional or independent game development. Learn to create for mobile, consoles, virtual reality, and desktop platforms.

This major requires an 18-hour support area that complements Digital Entertainment Technology, such as: Art, Business, Information Technology or another area of interest to the student.

Career Fields:

  • Game design & development
  • Computer-generated imagery
  • Animation
  • UR/AR

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