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Interactive and Game Design

Interactive design has the ability to connect users with the digital world — including web, mobile, and gaming environments.

Incorporating the artistic and technical aspects of interactive media prepare you to work anywhere innovative thinking is required — from game development to marketing agencies.

Through your degree in Interactive and Game Design, you'll learn to create user-centered experiential art. Courses such as Design Fundamentals and Simulation VR will challenge you to solve complex design problems and build interactive spaces and simulations. You'll learn to conceptualize, prototype, and create concepts that shape user experiences, equipping you with the creative and technological skills that are in high demand in today’s rapidly evolving visual communication environment.

Top Reasons to choose Interactive and Game Design at florida southern college

Design Your Future

Playful and interactive experiences make up the fastest growing segment of the entertainment industry. Combining artistic practice and expression with new media technology prepares you to work in this $18 billion industry.

Build a Foundation

Students often engage in the study of drawing, literature, art history, and acting, allowing them to bring greater understanding to their work.

Become a Better Designer

Good designers understand user needs. Courses in Usability and Media Analytics will provide insight into user behavior and help you to understand the metrics that inform good design decisions.

Put Your Skills to the Test

Apply the theory you’ve learned through a semester-long senior project. Create a game, an art installation, or interactive story.

Choose a Focus

CHOOSE A FOCUS Combining core courses with an interdisciplinary concentration in programming or art and cinema will allow you to further diversify your skill set.

Explore the Virtual Reality

In Art 4320 Simulation and Cinematic VR, you’ll explore topics involved in the transition from linear cinematic film to immersive cinematic Virtual Reality experience, such as conceptualization, design, and formation within 360 simulated experiences.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BFA
  • Minor

First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

Additional Admission Requirements for Interactive Design

Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue an Interactive and Game Design degree are available through the submission of a portfolio for review. Portfolios are only required for scholarship consideration.

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Visual Arts and Design Scholarships

Talent-based awards based upon the submission of a portfolio.

Various Amounts