Academic Affairs Office

Interactive Media & Game Design

The Interactive Media Program is a two year curriculum focusing on one of three specialties:

  • Game Design
  • Media Arts A 3D Model
  • Game Systems Programming.

Plus an Entrepreneural Track for those wishing to start their own business in

Web Based Games. www.muskegoncc.edu/pages/3169.asp

This program is designed to develop the knowledge, attitudes and experience that will start participants in the exciting world of Interactive Media. 

This program is exciting and fun, but it is intense. 

Students quickly realize that making games and working in Interactive Media is hard work, but it's still a great way to express their creativity. 

Interactive Media Careers:

  • Game Designer
  • Content Designer
  • Level Designer
  • Quest Designer                                              
  • Game Systems Designer
  • Technical Artist
  • Creature Specialist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Environmental Artist
  • Writer
  • Game Tester
  • Game Systems Developer
  • Game Systems Scripter

 

We push our students toward excellence, and the results of their work extends beyond our classrooms and into the real world where their reviews, articles and creations are consumed by thousands of gamers worldwide.  Program emphasis is placed on critical thinking and creative problem solving with a universal orientation of working effectively in a team.

Coursework Overview:                                           

  • Graphic Design
  • 3D studio Max
  • Theatre Arts
  • Intro to Game Design
  • Programming
  • History
  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Creative Writing
  • Economics
  • English Composition
  • Computer Science

The core educational requirements for this program falls inside the Educational Macro Agreement that allows transfer of core classes to regional 4-year universities.