Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

COLL 131 - NARRATIVE IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA

Long Title: NARRATIVE IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA: THE MECHANICS OF STORYTELLING IN VIDEO GAMES (MCMURTRY)
Department: College Courses
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: How does one convey narrative in an inherently interactive medium? In this course, students will engage with video games through an analytical lens to explore how game designers use mechanics, content, and the mind of the player to shape a game’s central thesis.