Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GAME 312 Interactive Media Studies

3 credits
This course will explore the formal, aesthetic, and cultural aspects of interactive experience and the relationship of digital games to traditional games and other media. Lectures will examine interactive media from an academic standpoint: history, aesthetics, genres, cultural context, and social significance. Lecture and labs will deconstruct and analyze various forms of interactive media such as cards and board games to develop an understanding of their theory and structure. Lectures and lab will explore the intersection of technology, user experience, user interface, game design, and publishing, and how evolving digital technology is changing mass media as well as personal social interactions.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BAS in Digital Gaming and Interactive Media program

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20