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Computer Game and Entertainment Technology

Entertainment and game technology is a multibillion-dollar-a-year industry that shows no signs of slowing. Elmhurst College graduates with majors in computer game and entertainment technology are prepared for careers in game design, digital entertainment system development and digital multimedia development.

Required Courses
Sample Four-Year Curriculum

Required Courses
CS 220 Computer Science I
CS 255 Computer Science II
CS 303 Computer Game Design
CS 418 Artificial Intelligence
CS 460  Computer Graphics
MTH 151 Calculus I
or
CGE 213 Elements of Computer Computation
or
CGE 313 Numerical Methods
CGE 350 Advanced Computer Graphics 
CGE 355 Computer Animation and Simulation
CGE 357 Interactive Digital Media
CGE 401 Three Dimensional Computer Game Design
CGE 405 Digital Cinema
CGE 425 Web Based Entertainment Systems
CGE 477 Computer Game and Entertainment Project Development

Sample Four-Year Curriculum
The following sample curriculum can be used as a guide in the selection of courses.

FIRST YEAR
Fall Term 
CS 220 
MTH 151 or CGE 213 or CGE 313
Two general education requirements

Spring Term
CS 255
CS 460
CS elective
One general education requirement   

SECOND YEAR
Fall Term
CS 303
Two general education requirements

Spring Term
CGE 350
Two general education requirements

THIRD YEAR
Fall Term 
CS 418
CGE 355 or 357
Two general education requirements 

Spring Term
CGE 357 or 355
CGE 401
CS or MTH elective
One general education requirement

FOURTH YEAR
Fall Term 
CGE 405
CGE 425
One general education requirement 

Spring Term
CGE 477
CS or MTH elective
CS or MTH elective

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