Dr. John R. Dreyer
Classroom Building, Office 322
The eSports certificate is designed to deepen knowledge of on-line gaming, simulation and the recent and highly competitive world of professional gaming. The certificate program is designed to provide STEM students with competencies and skill-sets associated with eSports, including computer programming, art and graphics, human factors, and skills in leadership and teaming. The overarching goal of the certificate program is to encourage STEM graduates to develop the workplace skills generated from a deeper understanding of the elements of eSport activities.
The eSports certificate supports the development of professional attributes, such as emotional intelligence, teaming, and communication. The goal of this certificate is to develop co-curricular activities, social events, and competitions to support the development of such attributes. This certificate is intended to align with a student’s degree program and extra-curricular activities in order to cultivate professional attributes through the study and practice of eSports. Leadership, teamwork, and an increasingly online work environment are all qualities that the student will address in completing their eSports coursework.