Mission, Vision, and Goal

Mission

The mission of the Game Development and Design Program is to produces graduates ready to design, develop and provide leadership for the exploding growth in game, AR/VR, and creative media agencies and studios in Texas and around the world.

Vision

The vision of the Game Development and Design Program is to continue to be one of the top 20 undergraduate programs in the U.S. In order to accomplish our vision, we are merging the intellectual power of The University of Texas at Austin’s Arts and Entertainment Technologies and Computer Science departments.

Goal

The goal of the Game Development and Design Program is to achieve three primary objectives essential to advance the interdisciplinary field of digital interactive media, game and mobile development:

  • Significantly increase the digital media workforce by graduating great talent.
  • Continually evolve the curriculum with initiatives such as the new GDAD certificate program.
  • Provide cutting-edge courses to bring together practitioners, academics and students with diverse backgrounds in computer science, communications, art, music and design.