Web Game Programming Specialization

Web Game Programming Degree Specialization

Want to pursue a career in computer information systems and interested in learning how to build a game from scratch using web-based technologies? Then this specialization may be a good fit for you. In our Web Game Programming specialization, you’ll learn protocols and techniques necessary to develop online games so they work on PCs, tablets and smartphones. You’ll also learn about a variety of game development topics, including basic game design, layout and controls.


Classes Start

on campus, online

Program Available

On Campus/Online

Program Cost

$497/Credit Hour

Program Coursework

This program is designed with our Tech Core curriculum, a specifically designed set of hands-on learning experiences and real-world IoT simulations, built to arm you with a solid foundation in technology. When you specialize your Computer Information Systems degree in Web Game Programming, your coursework at DeVry University may include these courses:

Programming Multimedia for the Web

Game Development

Dynamic Web Site Development and Database Integration

Multiplayer Online Game Development

Programming Multimedia for the Web

Students in this game programming course use multimedia authoring tools and techniques to create web-based games and dynamic web pages. Integrating and controlling multimedia assets such as movie clips, sound effects, images, and animations are addressed.

Game Development

Using an object-oriented game engine with libraries, students in this course apply game design principles to develop sample games. Technical considerations and industry best practices are covered.

Dynamic Web Site Development and Database Integration

This course introduces advanced techniques to design and develop dynamic web sites through use of cascading style sheets (CSSs), integration of databases, server-side scripting, and large site management.

Multiplayer Online Game Development

Exploring design, development, and play characteristics of multiplayer online games, students in this game programming course install, configure, and maintain game server software; deploy a simple multimedia game using the server; and manage and audit the server. ActionScript is used to configure server functionality.

To learn more about required and elective Web Game Programming courses as well as those for the CIS degree program, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.

1 As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Electronics Engineering Technology/Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s of Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.