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Digital Entertainment Technology (BS)

Design for the digital world

Creating digital content for video games, movies, and online and mobile apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. This portfolio-driven program will equip you with tools needed to embark on an exciting freelance career or to pursue graduate studies in film production, game development or level design.

The Bachelor of Science in digital entertainment technology curriculum can guide you toward roles in game design, mobile development or cinematics. As a DET student, you’ll learn about the entire creative process—from concept and design to scripting and production. You’ll also explore theories in art, design, and storytelling, and hone your career focus as you concentrate in one of three exciting areas.

Program Overview

Credit hours 72
Concentrations 3
Department Information Technology and Computing
School/College College of Business Administration

Coursework

You’ll take courses such as:

  • Game Development
  • 3-D Animation
  • Mobile Computing
  • Advanced Video Production
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Concentrations

  • Game Development
  • Film & Media Production
  • Digital Design

What can you do after graduation?

  • Web development
  • Mobile app development
  • Game development
  • User interface/user experience
  • Special effects
  • Quality assurance
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Clubs and Activities

Digital entertainment technology majors get plenty of hands-on learning in the classroom and in co-curriculars and activities such as:

About the School of Information Technology and Computing

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ACU's School of Information Technology and Computing (SITC) delivers a high-quality undergraduate education in a small-school, Christian environment for students interested in graduate school and careers in technical fields. Rapid advances in technology allow for constant innovation, and we strive to mirror that innovation with our curriculum in order to prepare students to have the necessary skills to become the next software engineers, computer scientists, game designers, security analyst and more.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.