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About

Are you interested in games? Are you interested in creating, designing, and learning about cutting-edge media, such as apps, mobile technology, virtual reality, and online games? Then the Games and Emerging Media programme from Marist College is the right choice for you!

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Games and Emerging Media from Marist College is a new interdisciplinary program. The program provides all majors with a foundation in programming, art, game design, UI/UX, game writing/storytelling, and the business of games. In addition, students have the opportunity to take courses in the ethics of games, online culture, storytelling across media, artificial intelligence, and other relevant topics. Students also participate in a game studio course, which is set up like a mock game studio. Students are also required to take a capstone course, which helps them establish a portfolio of games and media work.

Students in the program have the opportunity to concentrate in either :

  • Technical Development and Programming
  • Design, Writing, and Culture 

The Technical Development and Programming students focus on the programming and software development side of game creation, while the Design, Writing, and Culture students take a customized mix of courses in writing, game design, and social aspects of gaming, depending on one's interests.

Students can also minor in Games and Emerging Media.

In addition, students can participate in the Play Innovation Lab, where they have the opportunity to design and research games, as well as help organize and participate in games-related events.

The core faculty of the Games and Emerging Media Program is drawn from the Computing Technology Department in the School of Computer Science and Mathematics, as well as from the Media Arts Department in the School of Communication and the Arts.

Careers

In the Marist Games and Emerging Media Program, we prepare you for careers in:

  • Game development/programming
  • Game design
  • Game art and animation
  • User experience design
  • Software development
  • Game writing
  • Game/media production
  • & More!

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Capping 
  • Software Development 
  • Software System & Analysis 
  • Game Design & Programming 
  • Digital Toolbox
  • Business of Games

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early Decision: November 15th
    • Early Action: November 15th
    • Early Decision 2: February 1st

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print), Common Application, or Coalition Application. 

  • Secondary school transcript(s)

  • SAT/ACT scores:  Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration

  • Two Letters of Recommendation: one from a counselor and the other from a teacher

  • Personal essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42430 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42430 USD per year during 48 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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