Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Web Game Programming

Explore the Incredible World of Gaming and Interactive Media

Get to Know Web Game Programming Specialization

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. Our knowledgeable faculty will help you master design, development and characteristics of websites and multiplayer online games.

Choose to specialize in Web Game Programming when you earn a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems.


Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems with Web Game Programming Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.

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Why DeVry?

Complimentary Laptop

As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

You can take it anywhere, it’s powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all of your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.

Work With IoT Technologies & Systems

Immerse yourself in the Internet of Things (IoT) world and obtain hands-on experience with IoT, cloud, software and security technologies and systems.

Certification Exam Reimbursement

Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Cloud+


Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.

What You'll Learn

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    Programming Multimedia for the Web

    Apply multimedia authoring tools and techniques to create web-based games and dynamic web pages Integrate and control multimedia assets such as movie clips, sound effects, images and animations.
  • logic and design icon

    Logic and Design

    Study basic programming logic and algorithm design, including control structures for sequential, iterative and decision-based processing.
  • interacting with computers icon

    Interacting with Computers

    Use computers and computer systems to program hardware, write software, set up functions, enter data or process information.
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    Interactive Web Page Scripting

    Use scripting language to design and script basic interactive web page components and web-based games.
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    Multiplayer Online Game Development

    Explore design, development and play in multiplayer online games; study how to install, configure and maintain game server software, and deploy a simple multimedia game using the server.
  • creative thinking icon

    Creative Thinking

    Develop, design or create new applications, ideas, relationships, systems or products, including artistic contributions.
  • dynamic website development and database integration icon

    Dynamic Web Site Development and Database Integration

    Design and develop dynamic websites through use of cascading style sheets (CSSs), integration of databases, server-side scripting, and large site management.
  • structured analysis and design icon

    Structured Analysis and Design

    Explore the systems analysis and design process using information systems methodologies and techniques to analyze business activities and solve problems; identify, define and document business problems, and then develop information system models to solve them.
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    Game Development

    Use an object-oriented game engine with libraries; apply game design principles to develop sample games, taking into account technical considerations and industry best practices.

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Looking to earn two additional credentials? Now you can with our unique 3-in-1 design. Every course in our Programming Essentials certificate program and Information Technology and Networking associate degree are embedded within our online Computer Information Systems degree program. So you can earn a certificate and an associate degree on the way to your bachelor's degree.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Web Game Programming Degree Specialization program may consider careers such as:

  • Website Designer

  • Software Developer

  • Back-End Java Programmer

  • Mobile Game Programmer

  • HTML5 Game Developer

Essentials Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities3, 4

ETHC232 Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS3255 Environmental Sociology

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
PHYS204 Applied Physics with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Tech Core Courses

Tech Core

CEIS101 Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
CEIS114 Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW191 Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking
NETW211 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
SEC285 Fundamentals of Information Security

Program Courses

Information Systems and Programming

CEIS150 Programming with Objects
CEIS209 Intermediate Programming
CEIS236 Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals
CEIS312 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
CIS355A Business Application Programming with Lab

Application Development

CIS363B Web Interface Design with Lab
CIS407A Web Application Development with Lab
WBG310 Interactive Web Page Scripting with Lab

Career Preparation

CEIS299 Careers and Technology
CEIS499 Preparation for the Profession
MGMT404 Project Management
TECH460 Senior Project

Specialized Courses

Web Game Programming

WBG340 Programming Multimedia for the Web with Lab
WBG370 Game Development with Lab
WBG410 Dynamic Website Development and Database Integration with Lab
WBG450 Multiplayer Online Game Development with Lab

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Program Overview

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1As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Software Development, Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology –Electronics and Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
4Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take an additional six semester-credit hours of general education coursework from among the following course areas: communication skills, humanities, social sciences, mathematics and natural sciences. Courses selected in humanities or social sciences should be upper-division coursework (DeVry courses numbered 300-499).
5Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.