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Trip and Grace begin to argue in this screenshot from Façade, a computer game developed by Michael Mateas, who teaches students in UCSC's new computer game design major. Image: Michael Mateas and Andrew Stern

UCSC creates new major in computer game design

The Department of Computer Science is administering the new interdisciplinary program, which also involves faculty from the Arts Division.

This fall UCSC launched a new major in computer game design, the first of its kind in the UC system. The new major, leading to a B.S. degree, provides students with a rigorous background in the technical, artistic, and narrative elements of creating interactive computer games. [more] UC Santa Cruz. Thinking at the Edge.