In addition, students will acquire these skills and abilities:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a game developer is slightly over $85,000, with salaries at larger firms easily exceeding $110,000. The Game Development Major is intended to prepare students for a role in Game Development, with specific expertise in working with the Unity Engine. According to CB Insights, Unity Developer is the seventh fastest-growing job worldwide. This Game Development major was created by the RIZE consortium with significant input from Unity, the IGDA, and multiple studio heads to provide students with the best possible chance of capitalizing on the growth of Unity development roles. This program will prepare students to perform well in a variety of roles within the games industry.