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About the Concentration in Game Design

Learn the programming skills needed to put your animation and illustration talents to work in the growing field of game design. You’ll build on your core coursework in Northern Vermont University-Lyndon’s B.F.A. program, with classes in programming languages, character design, and life drawing to help you bring video games to life. This concentration gives you the skills and portfolio you need to gain a competitive edge in a job market that is growing at a rate of almost 12% annually.

Students can also pursue game design as a minor.

At a Glance

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Students in this program will graduate with a bachelor of fine arts degree in animation and illustration with a concentration in illustration and animation.
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Two female students in an art classroom, holding paint brushes, working together at a table.

“The art professors have so much to offer. They’re here to support you and let you be creative without holding you back.”

- Lily Johnson ’17


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