SMU Guildhall Graduate Catalog Fall 2015 — Cohort 22 - Page 36

ABOUT SMU GUILDHALL SMU Guildhall is one of the first Our students also benefit from the expressly designed jointly with game faculty from the local game industry. Not programs at a major research university industry leaders for individuals who want to transform themselves into game development professionals and future leaders. This two-year graduate-level program is an intense, project-oriented, educational only do game industry experts contribute significantly as guest lecturers and seminar leaders, but they also play an active role in admissions, daily classroom life and the review of students’ portfolios and master’s theses. experience that melds the theory and The Master of Interactive Technology provides opportunities for students to and the Professional Certificate in practice of game development, and hone their game making abilities by working in cross-disciplinary teams. The full-time faculty of SMU Guildhall includes top artists, designers, programmers, producers, professional game developers and industry icons. 36 expertise of SMU faculty and adjunct in Digital Game Development degree Digital Game Development program are composed of game-related coursework, multidisciplinary team game production and directed individual work within the student’s chosen area of specialization: Art Creation, Level Design, Production or Software Development.