Game Studies

Guildhall Academics

Game Studies

The following is a listing of courses associated with Game Studies for the MIT and professional certificate programs.

HGAM 6201 - GAME STUDIES I

This course introduces the theory and practice of game development, with emphasis on digital games. The course includes a historical perspective and evaluative methods.
Prerequisite: None

HGAM 6202 - GAME STUDIES II

This course provides students in all areas of specialization additional depth on the theory and practice of game development, with an emphasis on rapid development strategies and life cycle planning. Additional topics include scheduling and estimation, team organization and risk management. Students participate in lecture/discussion, case study and individual/group assignments.
Prerequisite: HGAM 6201

HGAM 6104 - GAME STUDIES III

This course provides students additional depth on the theory and practice of game development and working in the game industry through individual research and presentation of industry-related topics.
Prerequisite: HGAM 6202