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Program Requirements

Note: University regulations apply to all students at Laurier. If there is any discrepancy between the program or progression requirements outlined on this page and those in the university's academic calendars, the academic calendars are the official sources of information. The information below is from the latest calendar, and you may be following progression requirements from an earlier calendar. Students are responsible for checking the appropriate calendar. Contact your program coordinator should you notice any discrepancies.

Honours BFAA in Game Design and Development

The Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts in Game Design and Development will introduce students to all of the skills necessary to conceptualize, create, adapt, and promote a game and use games to create transformations in the social and cultural spaces they inhabit. Graduates will be well positioned to communicate across the spectrum of gaming professions and understand the unique contributions brought by programmers, designers, storyboarders, editors, etc.

The Honours BFAA in Game Design and Development degree program is only available at the Brantford campus.

The Honours BFAA in Game Design and Development degree requires 20.0 credits, of which no more than 7.0 credits may be at the 100 level and at least 9.0 credits must be at the senior level. The program consists of 13.0 credits in Game Design and Development, including 11.0 credits of required courses and 2.0 credits of additional program requirements.

All students in the program must successfully complete the Foundations curriculum.

Note: For any academic concerns or help understanding program requirements, contact Academic Advising.