Info. for students: Game Development and Design
Get a Computer Science degree (B.S.) with a concentration in Game Development. Learn how to build compelling and engaging video games using modern techniques and technologies. Students gain hands-on game development and teamwork experience, learn 3D graphics programming, and practice the skills necessary to build the next generation of interactive games. A concentration in game development prepares a student for a career in the game industry and other closely related fields such as software engineering, virtual reality, computing, and visualization. If you are interested in this option, visit the undergraduate degree page on the Computer Science website.
Husky Game Development Enterprise provides undergraduate students with hands-on experience working on a team of students with the goal of releasing video games for consoles, computers, smartphones, and other devices. HGD provides its members with access to a special computer lab for game development. The goal is help students learn how to lead, manage, work together, and improve communication. Anybody with programming experience or an interest in digital art is welcome to join Husky Game Development Enterprise any semester while they are at Michigan Tech (freshman are discouraged from registering during their first semester). We have an information page for anybody who is interested in joining. Some of the students in HGD help organize the BonzAI Brawl.
- January 2016 - Tech Alumnus Helps Create Award-winning Video Game
- June 2014 - Detailed information about HGD was presented at the ASEE conference
- April 2014 - HGD wins 3rd place among Enterprises at the 2014 MTU Design expo
- April 2013 - Undergraduate Expo Showcases Student Ingenuity
- February 2012 - Michigan Tech Video Game on Xbox Live
- October 2011 - Tech Enterprise creates game for XBox Marketplace - Daily Mining Gazette
- May 2010 - Fun and Games Are Serious Business for Tech's Code Warriors