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The Bachelor of Arts in Game Programming (BA) seeks to prepare graduates to develop serious games, simulations, and other game-like interactive experiences. The curriculum provides necessary scripting and programming skills, as well as providing the strong background in Liberal Arts and Sciences required to thrive in this growing and competitive field. Game development is an exciting multidisciplinary field that requires intense creativity, as well as professional discipline and strong collaborative production skills. Students pursuing this degree participate in a year-long senior capstone course to collaboratively develop work for their portfolio.