Students working with technology.

B.S. Virtual Technology and Design

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Transforming the Digital World

Virtual technology has transformed the way we live and work. Learn to create virtual technologies for gaming, animated films, simulations, business and education, and other applications while studying art and design, computer science, animation, storytelling and much more. Build experience in design studios and hands-on projects for real clients to prepare for your career.

Fast Facts

  • Interdisciplinary program includes virtual design, spatial design, art, computer science, engineering, humanities and social sciences.
  • Build the next generation of entertainment, educational and business applications that promise to change the way people throughout the world live.
  • Collaborate with students and professionals to address real design issues through design studios and community outreach activities.
  • Graduate with valuable practical experience and an established portfolio of personal design work.
  • Computer game
  • Serious games / Simulations
  • Visualization
  • Films
  • Television
  • Theater
  • Military
  • Medical
  • Forensics
  • Education
  • Training
  • Real estate development
  • Architecture


Potential salaries are based
upon national averages for
Computer Game Designers.
Degree Roadmap Students who graduate with a degree in Virtual Technology and Design will complete 120 required credits toward the degree (including core requirements). Download a PDF of the requirements.
Degree Prep To prepare for obtaining your degree in Virtual Technology and Design, we recommend you:
  • have an interest in using technology in design
  • take courses in humanities, languages, and social sciences 
  • have a creative outlook on problem solving

Professional Fee

per semester

Applies to full-time students, or those registered for a minimum of 12 credits. Confused? We've got an answer for you.

Technical Fee

per semester

This fee partially supports personnel as well as the equipment, tools and supplies that are available for our majors to utilize within their class work.
Scholarships The College of Art and Architecture awards more than $42,000 in scholarships each year. There are many scholarship opportunities to explore
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Internships Our strong industry connections create opportunities for internships with regional firms and other organizations. Our students have completed internships at:

  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Libraries
  • Public schools (teaching practicum required for art education majors)
  • Public agencies
  • Private firms in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design or graphic design
  • Art nonprofits
  • Community centers

Get involved with our clubs on campus. More information about our clubs and ways to get in touch are available here.

  • American Institute of Architecture Students
  • American Institute of Graphic Artists
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Freedom by Design
  • Integrated Designers, Educators, and Artists
  • National Association of Educators of Art
  • New World Design Build
  • Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architecture
  • Student Congress of Art & Architecture
  • Visual Arts Community
  • Tau Sigma Delta - Honor Society