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Think for a moment about your favorite museum exhibit. Now, let's imagine that you used a different entrance to the building and missed the exhibit entirely. How does it affect your overall experience, memory, or understanding of the museum?
These are the kinds of questions you'll ask and scenarios you'll play with in a career in interactive narrative, a booming industry focused on designing user stories and shaping experiences. At Champlain, we recognize the opportunities in this growing field and are proud to offer one of the first academic programs of its kind in the country: the BS in Interactive Narrative for Games & Digital Media.
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Don't want to wait? Apply as Undeclared in the Division of Communication & Creative Media to start taking classes in the major in Fall 2024.
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This future-forward program is designed to give you the flexibility and experience you'll need to adapt in a field that's all about thinking outside of traditional storylines. It provides a solid backbone in narrative and experience design with a strong focus on writing excellence and interactive communication. From there, you can customize your curriculum to focus on a specific area or industry, like filmmaking, games, business, publishing, broadcast media, and more.
Why Study Interactive Narrative for Games & Digital Media at Champlain College?
Be Among the First
Champlain's Interactive Narrative for Games & Digital Media is one of the first four-year academic programs for interactive narrative in the country. This is your opportunity to be at the leading edge of a growing industry!
Discover New Career Avenues
By emphasizing writing and creative media, this program allows you to explore and open doors to career opportunities creating narrative design and interactive media in various settings and on a variety of platforms—even some that are just emerging as the next big thing.
Built-In Creative & Professional Community
This is a collaborative, studio-based education-based. It is housed in the Game Studio Experience if you're interested in applying interactive narrative to games or in the Creative Studio Experience for other creative careers. As part of a studio cohort, you'll work with students across majors and have access to resources, career opportunities, employers, alumni, and supportive faculty from across majors.
Possible Careers Include:
Game Narrative Writing
Instructional Narrative Writer
Interactive Narrative students have two options to meet the laptop requirement.
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