Aug 17, 2018  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019

Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences


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First Year


Fall


Spring


  • Math or Science Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • GSAS Concentration Course Credit Hours: 4
  • GSAS Concentration Course Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • GSAS Concentration Course​ Credit Hours: 4
  • GSAS Concentration Course​ Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


The Arch Summer Semester


For students who have applied for and been granted an exception, The Arch Summer courses would be taken during the fall semester. For listing of the exception process go to: http://info.rpi.edu/arch/students/#ExceptionProcess

  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Math/Science Core Elective Credit Hours: 4

Fall OR Spring


  • GSAS Concentration Course​ Credit Hours: 4
  • GSAS Concentration Course​ Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • GSAS Concentration Course​ Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • GSAS Concentration Course Credit Hours: 4
  • GSAS Concentration Course Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4

Footnotes


  1. Students with sufficient programming background may substitute any other Computer Science course,
  2. Math 1010 Calculus 1 is required for all concentrations with the exception of EART, MUSC, WRIT, and MGMT.

Concentrations


Cognitive Science


Writing


  • COMM 4XXX - Communication Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • COMM 4XXX - Communication Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • COMM 4XXX - Communication Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • COMM 4XXX – Game Narrative Design & Leadership Credit Hours: 4

Music


Select 3 of the following 4 options:

  1. ARTS 2500: History of Western Music Credit Hours: 4
  2. ARTS 2540: The Multimedia Century Credit Hours: 4
  3. IHSS 19XX: Open Source: Art, Music, & Culture Credit Hours: 4
  4. 4 credits of Performance Ensemble Credit Hours: 4

And:

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