Video Game Design

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City, NY

The minor in Video Game Design provides an interdisciplinary perspective and skill set focused on the creative elements of video game development.

Why Earn a Minor in Video Game Design?

Video game design is hot—for obvious reasons. More people are growing up gaming and opportunities to work in the field are expanding, particularly in New York City—home to a number of video game developers.

Why Minor in Video Game Design at Adelphi?

  • Emphasis on computer programming. In contrast to programs at other universities, which are offered through the fine arts, Adelphi’s program is rooted in computer science, which gives Adelphi students a competitive edge in the industry
  • Highly flexible and responsive course offerings tailored to students’ interests. Professors design courses based on students’ interests and regularly offer small seminars and independent study options.
  • Take advantage of our interdisciplinary approach. This minor is sponsored jointly with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, the Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Communications.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our undergraduate and graduate students have jobs or are continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Adelphi gaming students working with Professor Lee Stemkoski PhD.

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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