CMS.300 Introduction to Videogame Theory


Class Info

Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of videogames as texts through an examination of their cultural, educational, and social functions in contemporary settings. Students play and analyze videogames while reading current research and theory from a variety of sources in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and industry. Assignments focus on game analysis in the context of the theories discussed in class. Includes regular reading, writing, and presentation exercises. No prior programming experience required. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.300 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Jakobsson.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E25-117.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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