The Certificate in Computer Game Development is a joint certificate offered by the Faculties of Arts and Science and is open to any undergraduate student at the University of Alberta. The certificate complements discipline-specific studies with courses that provide opportunities to work in multidisciplinary teams, build complete small and medium-scale games, and interact with industry.
Students wishing to pursue the Certificate in Computer Game Development must declare their intention through either Undergraduate Student Services in the Faculty of Arts or through Undergraduate Students Services in the Faculty of Science.
To be awarded the certificate students must apply through Bear Tracks with their application to graduate by the application deadline for convocation (see Academic Schedule).
Students may pursue the Certificate in Computer Game Development by fulfilling existing requirements for majors, minors or honors in their respective disciplines and by completing 18 units as follows: