UC Irvine's New Computer-Games Major Gets Its Game On

The school is banking big on computer games as an emerging discipline

As part of UCI’s inaugural class in the computer-game-science major, Lee and Britch says it’s exhilarating, but also scary, to sort of feel like guinea pigs.

“We don’t really know what the outcome is gonna be,” says Lee. “I hope it doesn’t collapse on us.”

And then they go back to playing games.

mwoo@ocweekly.com

 

This story appeared in print as "Game On: While colleges across the country cut back on academic programs, UC Irvine banks big on computer games as an emerging discipline."

 

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