GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT - B.S. (SUNY CANTON)
SUNY Corning Community College and SUNY Canton offer a 1+3 program in Game Design. Students complete the first year of the program at SUNY CCC. Upon meeting the appropriate academic requirements during their one year at SUNY CCC, students will be accepted into the Game Design and Development bachelor’s degree program at SUNY Canton.
According to GameDesigning.org, recent career growth in game design is due to the influx of new technology, which creates opportunities for game designers to deliver new entertainment. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics categorizes game design under multimedia artists, which has an estimated growth rate of 8 percent over the next few years.
SUNY Canton also has a thriving varsity esports program, which attracts numerous Game Design and Development students. Gamers can tryout to play for one of the college’s six teams, which includes competitive “Overwatch,” “League of Legends” and “Fortnite” among other popular titles.
COURSEWORK AT SUNY CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE
This program is designed and offered to allow SUNY CCC students to complete the same coursework that is required of first year Game Design & Development students at SUNY Canton. While at SUNY CCC, students build a foundation for success at SUNY Canton while also having the opportunity to complete coursework very specific to SUNY Canton's Game Design & Development degree.