What Is GIMM?
From the Program Director, Anthony Ellertson:
The Games, Interactive Media & Mobile technology program prepares students to create the experiences that manage the technology in our work and personal lives. Routinely professionals interact with online tutorials, websites, tablets, smart phones, and video streaming. The GIMM major provides students with the skills to execute work in all of these areas.
With a GIMM major, students will graduate with the knowledge to produce and manage innovative hardware and software that increase the usability of and pioneer new applications in these technology platforms. In short, students will design and build mobile apps virtual learning environments, and new machines that deliver these user experiences.
Students who graduate with at GIMM degree are qualified for what the Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified as high growth professions including, but not limited to: Mobile App Developer, Video Game Designer and Web Developer, which pay on average of $80-90,000 a year. The major will draw from diverse departments including Art, Computer Science, English, IT&SCM and Educational Technology.